Switzerland; Gun Laws: Swiss Vote to Keep Gun Rights; To keep military rifles at home
“…vote of confidence in…Swiss values such as freedom, trust, self-responsibility and security.” -Committee against anti-gun initiative Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a proposal to ban army firearms from their homes, following a nationwide referendum. [57% of the voters voted against the initiative] Just two hours after polls closed, 22 out of 26 cantons returned final results, with a majority of cantons – 17 – voting firmly against the move. For the referendum to have passed, it would have needed the support both a majority of cantons and a majority of people. www.dw-world.de Number of gun deaths falling The number of people dying because of guns is falling. 259 people were killed by firearms in 2008 and 239 of these were suicides. The year before (2007) the total figure was more at 291—and 264 took their own lives. The numbers also show that men still make up the majority of people killed by guns. The new figures have just been released by the Federal Office of Statistics, and show that the number of gun deaths has almost halved over the past decade. worldradio.ch George Orwell: “That rifle hanging on the wall of the working-class flat or labourer’s cottage is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.” I don’t ever want to become a lamp shade. That is my only comment. jbranstetter04 Arms – suicide The number of people who use firearms to commit suicide has dropped over the past decade. In most cases people nowadays use poison or a drug to …
[APH] Why Cant I Breathe – Switzerland x Japan
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