Firearms Report II

Gun Ownership in Europe In July 2015 Fabio Marini, Head of Firearms Task Force at DG HOME, European Commission presented the report ‘Firearms and Violent Deaths in Europe’ by Nils Duquet and Maarten Van Alstein, researchers at the Flemish Peace Institute. The first topic is the numbers of licit and illicit firearms in Europe. Gary Mauser, Professor emeritus of the … Read More

Firearms Report I

The European Gun Debate The gun debate was once strictly a national debate in the USA. Since 1970 universities and NGOs in the USA have researched this topic. European research started almost twenty years later, mostly by NGOs which work on international level like IANSA, Saferworld and Small Arms Survey. Objective studies of European universities were rare, but they are … Read More