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Title: Updated Assessment of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban: Impacts on Gun Markets and Gun Violence, 1994-2003
Author(s): Christopher S. Koper; Daniel J. Woods; Jeffrey A. Roth
Corporate Author: Jerry Lee Ctr of Criminology
United States of America
Date Published: June 2004
Page Count: 113
Sponsoring Agency: Jerry Lee Ctr of Criminology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Grant Number: 2003-IJ-CX-1029;98-IJ-CX-0039
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Jerry Lee Ctr of Criminology
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis; Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This NIJ-funded report (NCJ 204431) details the effects of the 10-year ban on assault weapons enacted by Congress in 1994.
Abstract: This NIJ-funded report (NCJ 204431) details the effects of the 10-year ban on assault weapons enacted by Congress in 1994. An Updated Assessment of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban: Impacts on Gun Markets and Gun Violence, 1994–2003 covers the provisions of the assault weapons ban; explores the criminal use of assault weapons and large-capacity magazines before and after the ban; details the consequences of crimes committed with assault weapons and large-capacity magazines; discusses the mixed results of the ban; and speculates about the possible consequences of reauthorizing, modifying, or lifting the ban.
Main Term(s): Gun Control
Index Term(s): Assault weapons; Criminology; Effectiveness of crime prevention programs; Gun control legislation; NIJ final report; NIJ grant-related documents
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