Small arms and domestic violence

Gonzales, Maribel; Mandelman, Elizabeth
September 2009
Ploughshares Monitor;9/1/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p17
The article discusses the implementation of firearms control law to prevent domestic violence in Canada. It notes that women are the major victims of gun related domestic violence. It mentions that firearms increase the risk of physical harm, threats, and intimidation. Several regulations of the 1995 Firearms Act including gun registration, licensing of firearm owners, and court notification are presented.


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