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America Is NOT Tops in Mass Shootings; Help Stop the Lie

America Is NOT Tops in Mass Shootings; Help Stop the Lie

June 1, 2018
There it was again Thursday morning on National Public Radio -- the same old line we've heard repeated by CNN, CNBC, CBS, NBC, the BBC -- especially since Feb. 14: America has more deaths from mass shootings than anywhere else in the world.
Only, it doesn't.
True, America has a lot of handgun violence. But we don't have, as relentlessly suggested by news commentators, more mass shootings than anybody else and we're not the most gun-violent nation on the planet. Not even close.  
READ THE ARTICLE AT SUNSHINE STATE NEWS... 
Reach Nancy Smith at nsmith@sunshinestatenews.com or at 228-282-2423. Twitter: @NancyLBSmith

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