The Swiss have always so far had a schedule of National Service and this has meant that every able bodied individual who has done their service has his or her issue rifle in their home and ready for use if needed. They say half a million.
These days anti gun pressures increase and sadly the country appears to be suffering the typical western scourge of crime and drugs. It is to be hoped that they do not bend to anti gun pressures and maintain what is in effect their own militia. There are lessons to be learned for the citizens of the United States. The video is more than interesting.