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Hashmi and others who called the statistic into question had a point. When we looked into it, we found that although all the incidents involved the firing of weapons on school grounds, some bore little resemblance to what most of us would think of when we hear that a school shooting has taken place. Two were solely suicides, for example (one of which Everytown retracted on 15 February after the Washington Post pointed out that it occurred at a school that had been closed for several months). Three involved the accidental firing of a weapon. Eight resulted in no injuries. Only seven were intentional shootings that occurred during normal school hours.
originally posted by: Southern Guardian
Fake news right? Propaganda right? What else?
It's our population right? 320 million people?
Canada 38 million, Japan 127 million, France 66 million, Germany 81 million, The UK (England) 63 million, Italy 61 million.
A combined total of 436 million people
No no, it must be our major cities and areas with more people per capita!
The United States: 87.4 people per square mile. The United Kingdom: 650 people per square mile.
Let's get into social matters here! It's feminism! Those damn single mothers with no fathers in the picture!
United States: 23% of children raised by single mothers
The United Kingdom: 26% of children raised by single mothers.
It's those violent video games!
Countries that play more violent video games such as Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty have FEWER murders
Japan is number one in violent video game sales. The United States is third in the world.
By golly! They just don't have God and religion in their lives!
The United States has 230 million self identified Christians, the largest in the world.. 71% of the population. In contrast Germany has 59% self identified Christians, totalling 47 million.
It's depression and them pills! It's turning them kids hostile!
The United Kingdom and Australia rank the highest for diagnosed clinical depression. The United States sits well below.
The truth is damning.
How about that truth? The United States, number 1 for gun possession and that's 89 guns for 100 residents followed by Yemen with 55 guns for 100 residents.
Tell me again how guns aren't the problem?
originally posted by: Timely
When school shootings hit mass proportions ...
Either declare anarchy or take the toys away from the kiddies for the betterment of all.
No more counting to 5.