Hubris in the North:
The Canadian Firearms Registry

Hubris in the North:
The Canadian Firearms Registry

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Evaluating the firearm registry

Trends in suicide methods

Trends in homicide rates

Trends in homicide methods

Weapon instrumentality hypothesis

Injuries caused during assault

Trends in firearms used in homicide

Trends in spousal homicide

Gang-related homicides

Trends in violent crime

Summary Evaluation

What went wrong ?

Problems with public health studies

Advocacy not science

Sagecraft not science

Public health research misleading

Firearms as a ‘disease vector’

Firearms as a ‘disease vector’

A few egregious examples

Chapman

Chapman and firearms

Chapman

Public health research not scientific

Public health research

Gabor’s literature review

Gabor’s literature review

Gary Kleck’s re-analysis

Case-control studies

Problems with case-control studies

Problems with case-control studies

Problems with case-control studies

Problems with case-control studies

Problems with case-control studies

Public health is advocacy

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Hubris in the North

Fatal firearms accidents, Canada

Fatal hunting accidents, B.C.

Evaluation of hunter safety training

Counter hypotheses

Summary

Conclusions

Conclusions

Conclusions

What does work?