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KENTUCKYREDBONE
02-14-2011, 02:33 AM
EUROPE NEWS
FEBRUARY 14, 2011.Swiss Vote to Keep Guns at Home .Article Comments (12) more in Europe ».
BY DEBORAH BALL
ZURICH—Following an emotional debate over gun control, Swiss voters firmly rejected a referendum that would have forced soldiers to end the longstanding practice of keeping army-issue firearms at home and tightened restrictions over civilian gun ownership.

According to exit polls, 57% of voters rejected the initiative. The referendum sparked a heated debate over the right to bear arms in a country that has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

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Dethbob
02-14-2011, 07:43 PM
Good for them! I am a little surprised the vote was that close though. No time for complacency!

flo
02-14-2011, 07:58 PM
Just another reason to love the Swiss.