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In the decade following Britain's 1997 civilian handgun ban and confiscation, did the homicide rate generally increase or decrease?

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In the decade following Britain's 1997 handgun ban and confiscation, the homicide rate in England and Wales averaged 15% higher than before the ban was implemented. This, however, does not prove that the ban caused the increase in homicides, because numerous other factors impact homicide rates.

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