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Effects of a gun dealer's change in sales practices on the supply of guns to criminals


On May 10, 1999, a single gun store that had sold more than half of the guns recovered from criminals in Milwaukee, WI shortly following retail sale, stopped selling small, inexpensive handguns popular with criminals, often called “Saturday night specials.” The authors tested for changes in the number of guns that police recovered from criminals within a year of retail sale following the gun dealer’s... read more >