The Impact of Banning Juvenile Gun Possession.

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Marvell, Thomas B;
  • Journal: Journal of Law & Economics, volume 44, issue 2 October, pages 691-713
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1086/323314

A 1994 federal law bans possession of handguns by persons under 18 years of age. Also in 1994, 11 states passed their own juvenile gun possession bans. Eighteen states had previously passed bans, 15 of them between 1975 and 1993. These laws were intended to reduce homic... View more
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