Canadian Firearms Legislation and Effects on Homicide 1974 to 2008

  title={Canadian Firearms Legislation and Effects on Homicide 1974 to 2008},
  author={Caillin Langmann},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={2303 - 2321}
  • C. Langmann
  • Published 10 February 2012
  • Law
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Canada has implemented legislation covering all firearms since 1977 and presents a model to examine incremental firearms control. The effect of legislation on homicide by firearm and the subcategory, spousal homicide, is controversial and has not been well studied to date. Legislative effects on homicide and spousal homicide were analyzed using data obtained from Statistics Canada from 1974 to 2008. Three statistical methods were applied to search for any associated effects of firearms… 

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