Mass Shootings are Not on the Rise and Gun Deaths are Down

To the casual observer it may seem like mass shootings and gun violence are on the rise… but the truth is, that’s just not so. Recent studies show that violence involving guns is down almost 50% since 1993, and what’s more, mass shootings (where 4 or more fatalities occur) are NOT on the rise. It just seems that way because of our media inundated culture. These horrible events simply get more coverage because of our increased access and use of technology to communicate and stay connected. Andrew Read more […]