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Fatal Firearm Incidents Before and After
Australia's 1996 National Firearms Agreement
Banning Semiautomatic Rifles

Annals of Internal Medicine, 13 March 2018
By Simon Chapman, Michael Stewart, Philip Alpers and Michael Jones

This study finds "strong evidence to reject" the hypothesis that the sudden cessation of mass shootings in Australia was a matter of chance, and calculates that the odds against this are 200,000 to 1. If the country's gun control laws had not been tightened and more than a million firearms destroyed, 16 additional mass shootings might have occurred.

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