TITLE

Gun-Related Deaths: How Australia Stepped Off "The American Path"

AUTHOR(S)
Chapman, Simon; Alpers, Philip
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;5/21/2013, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p770
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors present their views on the difference in gun related deaths in the U.S. and Australia despite of several possibilities in both the countries. They state that the U.S. has 134 times more number of gun-related deaths as compared to Australia. They further reflect on several reasons for gun-killings and steps taken by the U.S. to control gun killings.
ACCESSION #
87696101

 

Related Articles

  • The Battle Of Britain. Mcguire, Stryker; Flynn, Emily // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);1/20/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 3, p5 

    Reports on the rise of crime in Great Britain. Reaction of the British government; Increase in the number of gun-related crimes; Comparison of frequency of gun crimes in Great Britain and U.S.

  • LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER MENTAL BACKGROUND-CHECK BILL FOR GUN BUYERS. McCormack, Kelly // Hill;5/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 57, p8 

    The article reports on the new legislation that requires every state in the U.S. to provide more comprehensive mental-health records for use in background checks for gun purchases. In the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre, Congress is set to consider legislation that would provide $375 million...

  • Beware the Attack Lawyers. Rabkin, Jeremy // American Spectator;Jun99, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p50 

    Discusses the question of whether or not it is legal that gun violence be blamed on gun makers. Information on different cases involving gun violence; Comments from New York Senator Charles Schumer on court actions regarding gun violence; Arguments on owning a gun.

  • Reauthorize the Tiahrt Amendment. Keane, Lawrence G. // Hill;5/23/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 62, p26 

    The article reflects the opinion of the author on the implementation of Tiart Amendments, an amendment restricts solely to law enforcement access to use sensitive crime-fighting data that is maintained by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The author called on the...

  • Guns: The Global Death Toll.  // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);4/30/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 149 Issue 18, p28 

    The article presents charts and information that relate to guns and statistics about gun use. It is said that the United States sells more guns than any other place in the world, and has the highest firearm death rate among industrialized nations. Information provided includes statistics about...

  • Gunning for a Fight. Cooper, Kenneth J. // Crisis (15591573);Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p12 

    The article reports on gun control in the U.S. Since the early 1990s, gun control has been a spent force in politics, with the nation's crime rate declining. Congressional leaders let a ban on assault weapons lapse in 2004, weakening federal law and making it clear that no new restrictions would...

  • TIMES UNION.  // Hill;7/26/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 91, p32 

    The article focuses on the efforts of Democrats to repeal a law that threaten the legitimate rights of law-abiding gun owners in the U.S. It is stressed that the House of Representatives is about to vote for the renewal of Tiahrt amendment, named after Representative Todd Tiahrt, and considered...

  • The Changing Gun Debate. Bloomberg, Michael // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);4/30/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 149 Issue 18, p31 

    An editorial by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is presented which focuses on gun crime in the United States. Bloomberg discusses how his gun control policies have cut down on murders. He talks about background checks being conducted on those purchasing guns. He also mentions the use of...

  • GUN TALK.  // Outdoor Life;Sep2006, Vol. 213 Issue 8, p16 

    The article reports on an increase in the sales of firearms and ammunition in 2005 according to the statistics released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation also reports that gun crimes have decreased by 7 percent since 1998. The National Shooting...

  • Church Member Allegedly Shoots And Kills Pastor After Bible Class.  // Jet;10/19/98, Vol. 94 Issue 21, p47 

    Reports that the Reverend Andrew Lofton, of the Christ Temple Apostolic Faith Church in Dayton, Ohio, was allegedly shot and killed by a member of his congregation, over religious differences. Identity of the murder suspect; Circumstances surrounding the shooting; Views of police sergeant Carl...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics