TITLE

Small arms and domestic violence

AUTHOR(S)
Gonzales, Maribel; Mandelman, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Ploughshares Monitor;9/1/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
48757357

 

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