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Guardian, Washington Post Count Gang Violence As ‘Mass Shooting’

The Guardian and The Washington Post are reporting sky-high numbers of “mass shooting” incidents in America over the past few years while scholarly studies and Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports show a very low number of incidents, relatively speaking. For example,

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The Economist: America Averages One Mass Shooting a Day

On August 1, The Economist claimed America averages one mass shooting a day, and they countered the impulse to use a gun to defend oneself from mass shooters by suggesting “the impulse to self-defense… is natural, but mistaken.”