Gun ownership and rates of homicide and suicide

In a sample of 12 nations in 1989, three of four possible measures of gun availability were strongly associated with one another. Gun availability appeared to affect choice of method for suicide but not choice of method for homicide.

Do fewer guns lead to less crime? Evidence from Australia

The 1996 National Firearms Agreement (NFA) in Australia introduced strict gun control laws and facilitated the buyback of over 650,000 firearms. While several studies have investigated the effect of the NFA on firearm deaths, none has looked at its impact on crimes....