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The big melt: how one democracy changed after scrapping a third of its firearms

25 Jan 2013
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Australia's massive experiment in gun control saw a million firearms, or one third of the nation's private arsenal destroyed, then a million new, but different guns imported. Sixteen years after firearm laws were tightened, gun homicide remains 50-60% lower, and the nation has not seen another mass shooting.

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ISBN: 
978-1-4214-1110-1
Source Title: 
Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis
Published year only: 
2013
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