This report, part of RAND's Gun Policy in America project, presents a collection of essays that synthesize the available scientific data on topics pertinent to firearm policy in the United States. In particular, the authors examine mass shootings, firearm and ammunition taxes, the effects of the 1996 National Firearms Agreement in Australia, whether mental illness is a risk factor for gun violence, and law enforcement approaches to reduce community gun violence.
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Mass Shootings in the United States
Firearm and Ammunition Taxes
The Effects of the 1996 National Firearms Agreement in Australia on Suicide, Homicide, and Mass Shootings
Is Mental Illness a Risk Factor for Gun Violence?
Law Enforcement Approaches to Reduce Community Gun Violence
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