The U.S. has more mass shootings than any other developed country. So, why have mass shootings become so frequent?
America’s gun problem, explained
“No other developed country in the world has nearly the same rate of gun violence as does America. The US has nearly six times the number of gun homicides as Canada, more than seven times as Sweden, and nearly 16 times as Germany, according to UN data compiled by the Guardian.”
What Exactly Is a Mass Shooting?
“Broadly speaking, the term refers to an incident involving multiple victims of gun violence. But there is no official set of criteria or definition for a mass shooting, according to criminology experts and FBI officials who have spoken with Mother Jones.”
MASS SHOOTINGS IN 2014
“Cited list of known mass shootings”
Seven facts about America’s mental health-care system
“The mental health-care system in the United States is a multibillion-dollar industry that is still not big enough to serve all those who need it.”
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