FBI Reports More People Murdered by Fire than in Mass Shootings

The New York Times ran a piece about a newly released FBI report about active shooter incidents. The Times’ headline read:  “FBI Confirms a Sharp Rise in Mass Shootings Since 2000.” Except that the FBI report in question wasn’t about mass shootings. It was specifically about active shooter incidents, which the FBI defines differently. Even in the FBI report’s introduction, on page 5, it reads:  “This is not a study of mass killings or mass shootings, but rather a study of a specific Read more […]