Suicides and firearm control laws

This article empirically examines the relationship between suicides and firearm control laws. Firearm license to purchase or waiting period to purchase laws were found to reduce a state’s suicide rate of white males aged 20-64 by three suicides per 100, 000...

Guns and suicide: possible effects of some specific legislation

The authors describe suicide rates in Toronto and Ontario and methods used for suicide in Toronto for 5 years before and after enactment of Canadian gun control legislation in 1978. They also present data from San Diego, Calif., where state laws attempt to limit...