(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe

Jeff Wilson jwilson at io.com
Wed Mar 18 03:26:02 PDT 2009

Tim Walters wrote:
> Jeff Wilson wrote:
>> However, 60% of Swiss men aged 18-34 keep rifles and other firearms 
>> belonging to the army at home as part of their conscripted and reserve 
>> military service.
> Is there any reason to think that isn't included in the ownership figure?

You can find a well-sourced report on the Swiss' gun-keeping habits here:


In short, there are about 420,000 state-owned weapons at home, 320,000 
pistols and rifles retired from military service with automatic fire 
disabled, and a minimum of hundreds of thousands of other semi-auto 
firearms in a nation 7.7 million.

Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
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