+ Safe-Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime
Lott, John R., Jr. / Whitley, John E.
- Journal of Law and Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, October 2001, pp. 659-89
Crime, Legislation and Policy
Suicide, crime rates, firearm accidents, gun laws, gun storage
The authors examine the hypothesis that laws that hold gun owners responsible if a child gains access to a gun that was stored unsafely (e.g., unlocked and loaded) may have the unintended effect of increasing... read more >