“You just can’t use those numbers,” said one of the nation’s leading public health researchers, after viewing the agency’s most recent figures.
Gun violence is felt unevenly across America. But no community is immune.
Nearly 40,000 people were killed by guns last year.
Big spending by gun reform groups in suburban districts helped Democrats win the House, while NRA-backed Republicans flipped Senate seats in Trump country.
The NRA doesn’t want its “enemies” to see its candidate ratings in one place. We scraped the data, and found a surge in Republicans docked for breaking ranks.
The gun group broke its own record in every election between 2010 and 2016. This year, it's suddenly thrifty.
The agency has more confidence in its estimates of BB gun injuries.
No other country comes close to the United States’ rate of self-inflicted fatal shootings, which is linked closely with its incomparable levels of gun ownership.
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