Gun Control Law (BILL C-17), Suicide, and Homicide in Canada

Canadian Bill C-17 was implemented in 1991 to restrict the use of firearms, providing a chance to investigate the effect of firearm control laws in the use of firearms for suicide and homicide. Following Lester and Leenaars’ comprehensive studies, the present...

Firearm related deaths: the impact of regulatory reform

Objectives: To examine trends in rates of firearm related deaths in Victoria, Australia, over 22 years in the context of legislative reform and describe and investigate impact measures to explain trends. Design: Mortality data were extracted from vital statistics for...