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Swiss vote to tighten gun laws, safeguard EU relations

Swiss vote to tighten gun laws, safeguard EU relations

The Swiss voted Sunday to toughen their gun laws and bring them in line with EU legislation, heeding warnings that rejecting the change could have threatened relations with the bloc.

What you need to know about Switzerland’s crucial gun control referendum

What you need to know about Switzerland's crucial gun control referendum

Here we answer the key questions about the referendum – and look at why the vote is as much about Swiss relations with the European Union as it is about gun control.