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A woman passes a poster reading: "Weapons Monopoly for Criminals? No" in Zurich last month. Swiss gun culture meets grass-roots democracy on Sunday in a referendum dividing those who hope to cut the country's high rate of firearms suicides and those who fear tighter rules might kill off village shooting clubs and even cripple Switzerland's legendary citizen militia. (Associated Press)

A woman passes a poster reading: "Weapons Monopoly for Criminals? No" in Zurich last month. Swiss gun culture meets grass-roots democracy on Sunday in a referendum dividing those who hope to cut the country's high rate of firearms suicides and those who fear tighter rules might kill off village shooting clubs and even cripple Switzerland's legendary citizen militia. (Associated Press)

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