Firearm legislation and firearm use in female intimate partner homicide using National Violent Death Reporting System data

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Firearm legislation and firearm use in female intimate partner homicide using National Violent Death Reporting System data

Category: Domestic Violence, Firearm Policies, Homicide, Women|Journal: Preventive Medicine (full text)|Author: E Gollub, M Gardner|Year: 2019

Highlights

In US intimate partner homicides, the firearm to non firearm ratio is higher with female victims than with male victims.
Stricter firearm laws are associated with lower ratios of firearm to non-firearm use.
Lax targeted firearm legislation is associated with higher femicide rates.
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