Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Chappell, Duncan, Peter Grabosky, Paul Wilson and Satyanshu Mukherjee. 1988 ‘Firearms and Violence in Australia - Specific Gun Control Proposals.’ Trends & Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice (10), p. 3. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. 1 February
Specific Gun Control Proposals
Comparative research and experience suggests that a national gun control strategy aimed at minimising death and injury arising from the accidental or intentional use of firearms should have two main thrusts:
1. Reducing the number of weapons in Australian society
2. Preventing access to those weapons by persons with a propensity for violent crime, or who are suffering psychiatric disorders, or who are otherwise irresponsible.
Uniformity is essential…