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Switzerland and Gun Control

Discussion in 'Culture & Religion' started by Old_Trapper70, Mar 25, 2018.

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    Switzerland has some of the strictest gun control laws in the world, yet it has less violence with weapons in spite of the massive ownership of combat weapons. Why?

    http://www.businessinsider.com/switzerland-gun-laws-rates-of-gun-deaths-2018-2

    "The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 homicides with firearms. The country's overall murder rate is near zero.

    The National Rifle Association often points to Switzerland to argue that more rules on gun ownership aren't necessary. In 2016, the NRA said on its blog that the European country had one of the lowest murder rates in the world while still having millions of privately owned guns and a few hunting weapons that don't even require a permit.

    But the Swiss have some specific rules and regulations for gun use."

    For more information we have this:

    http://www.businessinsider.com/science-of-gun-control-what-works-2018-2
     
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