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Mass Shootings Have Killed 934 People Since 2006
Newser ^ | 02/22/2012 | By Kevin Spak

Posted on 02/22/2013 2:44:13 PM PST by Responsibility2nd

The US has seen 934 people killed in 146 mass shootings since 2006, a USA Today analysis of FBI records has found—a number that represents less than 1% of all gun-related homicides. Few of those shootings were the kind of Newtown-esque massacres you might be imagining, however. The paper was using the FBI's definition of a mass shooting, which is one in which four or more people were killed; in most cases, the gunmen knew their victims.

"Mass shootings … are the tragedies that capture the public's attention," says the director of the Mayors Against Illegal Gun Violence campaign, which reached similar results in its own research. "But every day, 33 Americans are being killed, mostly with handguns and distressingly often, by a family member or intimate partner." Still, mass shootings aren't exactly uncommon either, occurring roughly once every two weeks.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
Interesting numbers.
1 posted on 02/22/2013 2:44:25 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Whereas gun control in Chicago has killed nearly the same number.


2 posted on 02/22/2013 2:45:13 PM PST by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

We only know of 7 million and odd number persons killed by abortionists in all that time.


3 posted on 02/22/2013 2:46:30 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Mass Shootings Crazy People Have Killed 934 People Since 2006

Corrected title.

4 posted on 02/22/2013 2:48:32 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Where as mass abortions have only killed 7,200,000 in the sane time period.


5 posted on 02/22/2013 2:48:32 PM PST by Taxbilly
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To: Responsibility2nd

Some more interesting numbers:

In Baltimore-91% of their cities shooters had criminal records, and 80% of the shooting victims.

Its mostly criminals killing each other. The “children” being killed are mostly 17 year old armed drug thugs.


6 posted on 02/22/2013 2:50:25 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Why doesn’t big old government and its Hollywood toadies start a campaign:

NAMELESS COWARDS murder innocent people.
And then tell brief bios of some of the dead.

Enough PSA’s and being a “nameless coward” would soon be unappealing.


7 posted on 02/22/2013 2:50:43 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

And every year, 3 - 4 million law biding Americans use a firearm to protect themselves, their family, and/or their property from the criminal element.


8 posted on 02/22/2013 2:52:39 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Its more about our culture than guns!
Its all about acting on our emotions than logic.
The moral compass is less predominant in today’s society.
In fact it’s ridiculed.
Everything is out of proportion and emotions rule the day.


9 posted on 02/22/2013 2:54:09 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That’s nothing. Our abortion industry can do twice that before lunch.


10 posted on 02/22/2013 2:57:14 PM PST by lurk
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To: Responsibility2nd

934 in 7 years.

How many have died by slipping in their bathtubs in that time?


11 posted on 02/22/2013 2:59:07 PM PST by lurk
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To: lurk

Over 540,000 slip-fall injuries, requiring hospital care, occur in North America each year. The next victim could be you.

Slip and fall accidents account for over 300,000 disabling injuries per year in North America. One in three serious bone breaks for seniors result in death, within one year of the accident.

Slips and falls account for over 20,000 fatalities per year in North America-i.e. 55 persons per day. It is the second leading cause of death and disability after automobile accidents. Slips and falls kill more workers than all other combined forms of the workplace.


12 posted on 02/22/2013 3:10:11 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Over the same period, Police killed over 2,800 people, Knives, blunt objects and other killed over 21,000 people and over 3,600 murders involve drug laws. WSJ Database.

http://projects.wsj.com/murderdata/#view=all


13 posted on 02/22/2013 3:13:06 PM PST by BushCountry (What does it matter now!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"Mass shootings … are the tragedies that capture the public's attention,"

More accurately: Mass shootings … are the tragedies that are used to capture the public's attention,"

"Never let a crisis go to waste..."
14 posted on 02/22/2013 3:13:37 PM PST by EasySt (Time to build that gulch...)
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To: Doogle

Actually, more persons die at the hands of the abortionists than from all of those other causes.


15 posted on 02/22/2013 3:13:45 PM PST by EternalVigilance
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To: aimhigh

Whereas gun control in Chicago has killed nearly the same number.

If only. Rahm-ville had 730 murders on the books - FOR JUST LAST YEAR ALONE.

 

16 posted on 02/22/2013 3:18:39 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Dihydrogen Monoxide kills more than that every year and you don’t hear the media making a fuss about that.


17 posted on 02/22/2013 3:19:14 PM PST by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

What amazes me is that its ONLY 934 mass murders.

There are millions of crazy brain damaged people out there. Its a wonder there are more killings every day.

But still - we must ban the evil guns. /sarc


18 posted on 02/22/2013 3:24:39 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Here is a new thread featuring a new essay and YouTube video titled “Democide: Socialism, Tyranny, Guns and Freedom.” The video has had 12,000 views in the first two days. I helped to produce the video. It’s an effort to lift the debate from Newtown “small ball” to the big leagues of state democide, where these efforts at “reasonable and commonsense” gun control laws always lead to death by the million in the end.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2990161/posts?page=42


19 posted on 02/22/2013 4:42:35 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Responsibility2nd

At least 180,000 have died from the flu.


20 posted on 02/22/2013 4:45:35 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: aimhigh

Simple solution: outlaw Chicago!


21 posted on 02/22/2013 4:45:35 PM PST by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks for that link. Great article. You have written many great works over the years. I’ve bookmarked one of your better articles...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2926391/posts

When The Music Stops... I’ve read other accounts of how CW II may begin. Yours is one of the finest and I often share it with others.

Thanks again.


22 posted on 02/22/2013 4:57:55 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

How many of these took place at gun ranges? Without looking, I’ll say zero.


23 posted on 02/22/2013 6:04:04 PM PST by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Dang, that thread had 593 replies! Man, that’s a lot! Thanks for the reminder to look at it.


24 posted on 02/22/2013 6:14:34 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“The US has seen 934 people killed in 146 mass shootings since 2006”

The US has seen 934 people killed in cars since a week and a half ago.
Nobody cares.


25 posted on 02/22/2013 6:15:27 PM PST by ctdonath2 (3% of the population perpetrates >50% of homicides...but gun control advocates blame metal boxes.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

26 posted on 02/22/2013 6:16:00 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Responsibility2nd


27 posted on 02/22/2013 6:33:52 PM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: Doogle

Time to ban showers and tubs.


28 posted on 02/22/2013 10:58:49 PM PST by lurk
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To: Responsibility2nd

chicago beats those numbers and its only one city (per year)


29 posted on 02/23/2013 5:31:55 AM PST by goat granny
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