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

@article{Bridges2004GunCL,
  title={Gun Control Law (BILL C-17), Suicide, and Homicide in Canada},
  author={Francis Stephen Bridges},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  year={2004},
  volume={94},
  pages={819 - 826}
}
  • F. S. Bridges
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Reports
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 study examined the use of firearms for suicide and homicide during the period prior to the bill and during the period after the passing of Bill C-17 to assess the association of the bill with rates of suicide and homicide by method… Expand

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