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C. D. Tavares writes: Go check out the effect of your lovely gun controls on your suicide rate. Suicide by gun went down. Suicide by other means went up precisely enough to compensate. Not true. See Am J Psychiatry 151:4 606-608 (1994). Abstract: ” To assess the impact of the 1978 Canadian gun control law…

Mundt, Gun Control, Canada and the US

Greg Booth said: A 1976 study put guns in 40% of Canadian households. An Angus Reid poll in 1991 put the number at 23%. The 1989 International Crime Survey gave 29% From Phil Ronzone’s rkba.002 (US rates converted to rate per 100,000) from U.S. Bureau of the Census, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1989…

Mundt, Gun Control, Canada and the US

Canada. Gun law in 78. Homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 74-78 2.7 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.8 average 2.9 79-83 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7 average 2.6 (a t test on the statistical significance of the difference of the means gives p=.01) Thomas Grant Edwards said: From “Gun Control and Rates of Firearm Violence in Canada…