Although this page does not provide a specific author, it is a government page created to promote Dianne Feinstein for senate. On it, it provides information in favor of gun control and provides information supporting the Assault Weapon Ban. Although, the link below will show you how that information is all misinterpreted from data that was not properly analyzed.
Understanding Why Crime Fell in the 1990s: Four Facts that Explain the Decline and Six that Do Not. Written by Steven . Levitt, a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago.
This study provides a perfect example of why correlation does not equal causation. This article analyzes the time frame in which the Federal Assault Weapon Ban was in action and provides other factors which were the real cause for the decrease in crime during that time frame.
Murder and Homicide Rates Before and After Gun Bans. Written by JOHNLROTT, a writer for crimepreventionresearchcenter.org.
This is another writer who analyzed crime rates from 1974-2014 and provides strong evidence for the idea that gun control reduces crime rates.