View Full Version : Poll shows support for gun control waning

02-02-2011, 9:02 AM
In Switzerland....

From swissinfo.ch (http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/news_digest/Poll_shows_support_for_gun_control_waning.html?cid =29399344)

A proposal to restrict access to firearms appears to be losing support ahead of a nationwide vote on February 13.

The margin between backers and opponents of the initiative has dwindled to two per cent, from 13 per cent, according to a survey commissioned by the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation.


The initiative, banning army-issue weapons at home and setting up a national gun register, was launched by an alliance of non-governmental groups in the wake of a series of high profile family killings and suicides.