Impact of California firearms sales laws and dealer regulations on the illegal diversion of guns

  title={Impact of California firearms sales laws and dealer regulations on the illegal diversion of guns},
  author={Glenn L. Pierce and Anthony A. Braga and Garen J. Wintemute},
  journal={Injury Prevention},
  pages={179 - 184}
Objective The available evidence suggests that more restrictive state firearm sales laws can reduce criminal access to guns. California has firearm-related laws that are more stringent than many other states and regulates its retail firearms dealers to a unique degree. This research seeks to examine the effect of more restrictive state gun laws and regulations on the illegal diversion of guns to criminals. Design Survival analyses are used to determine whether state firearm sales laws… Expand

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