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Alpers, Philip. 1997 ‘Legal Guns Used in Crime: The myth of the law-abiding gun owner: Licensed gun owners and lesser crime.’ The Right to Keep Secret Guns: Registering firearms to reduce gun violence, p. 20. Wellington: New Zealand Police Association (Inc.). 14 July

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In a recent New Zealand study, 20% of those responsible for non-fatal misuse of firearms were licensed gun owners. In addition, fully half of the perpetrators involved in non-fatal, firearm-related domestic disputes were licensed gun owners. (93)

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93) Gardiner J, Norton R, Alpers, P. 'Non-fatal Firearm Misuse: Licence Status of Perpetrators and Legality of Firearms'. Aust NZ J Public Health, 1996; 20: pp. 480
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8987216

ID: Q10670

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