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Mother Jones Editor: That ‘355 Mass Shootings’ Statistic Is Really Wrong

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By Christine Rousselle
December 5, 2015

Shortly after news broke of a shooting in San Bernardino (which we now know was a terrorist attack), Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit were abuzz that the events of December 2, 2015 were the “355th mass shooting” of 2015. Obviously, this was a concerning statistic–if it were actually true.

It turns out it wasn’t, and even figures on the left agree. There’s been nowhere near 355 mass shootings in 2015, and according to Mother Jones editor Mark Folman, there have been exactly four.

[Read more on Townhall…]

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December 20, 2015 at 05:00

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