Six things Americans should know about mass shootings

Here’s an article written last December by Professor Frederic Lemieux, then updated this June after the worst mass shooting yet in US history.  In it he discusses six misconceptions and misdirections associated with these shootings, and gives us the straight facts about them.  The original article is not too long and is written in plain, clear language.  Follow the link below and read it for yourself.

… mass shootings and gun ownership rates are highly correlated. The higher the gun ownership rate, the more a country is susceptible to experiencing mass shooting incidents.

The type of gun law adopted has important impacts. Countries with more restrictive gun licensing laws show fewer deaths by firearms and a lower gun ownership rate.

Source: Six things Americans should know about mass shootings

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