Self-Defense: The Equalizer

Forum for Applied Research & Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 92-100, Winter 2000

9 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2005

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Linda Gorman

Independence Institute

David B. Kopel

Independence Institute; Denver University - Sturm College of Law; Cato Institute

Abstract

Experiments in tightening gun-control laws have eroded the right of self defense and failed to stop serious crime. Studies Japan, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

Keywords: Gun control, self-defense, crime, Japan, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia

JEL Classification: K14, K42

Suggested Citation

Gorman, Linda and Kopel, David B., Self-Defense: The Equalizer. Forum for Applied Research & Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 92-100, Winter 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=742716

Linda Gorman

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