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"There are more public mass shootings in America than in any other country in the world."

https://www.cnn.com/2017/10/03/americas/us-gun-statistics/index.html


The above stat comes from research at the University of Alabama:

"Data for this study were: - drawn from the NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT - employs the DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY’S DEFINITION - is CONSISTENT WITH THE CRITERIA EMPLOYED BY THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION."

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/vav/2016/00000031/00000002/art00001

File:Mass-shooter-stats.pdf

File:FBi - (U) ActiveShooter021317 17B WEB.pdf


"Gun homicide rates are 25.2 times higher in the US than in other HIGH-INCOME countries"

https://www.cnn.com/2017/10/03/americas/us-gun-statistics/index.html


"compared to people in the other HIGH-INCOME nations, and even though it has half the population of the other 22 nations combined, the United States also accounted for 90 percent of all women killed by guns. Ninety-one percent of children under 14 who died by gun violence were in the United States. And 92 percent of young people between ages 15 and 24 killed by guns were in the United States."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-u-s-gun-deaths-compare-to-other-countries/