There is no universally accepted definition of what a public mass shooting is, however, against the typical political speech, it has been Americans who have committed most of the attacks on people in US soil since September 11, 2001. The US has nearly twice as many guns as Yemen, the country with the next-highest gun ownership rate in the world.

What will it take to stop the blood shed?

 

Here is a list of some events from 1966 to today.

  • Killed – To be determined yet – February 14, 2018 Parkland, Florida
  • 1 killed – February 1, 2018 – Los Angeles California
  • 2 killed – January 23, 2018 – Benton, Kentucky
  • 25 and an unborn child killed – November 5, 2017 – Springs,
  • 58 killed – October 1, 2017 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 49 killed – June 12, 2016 – Orlando Florida
  • 14 killed – December 2, 2015 – San Bernardino, California
  • 9 killed – October 1, 2015 – Roseburg, Oregon
  • 9 killed – June 17, 2015 – Charleston, South Carolina
  • 12 killed – September 16, 2013 – Washington Navy Yard
  • 27 killed – December 14, 2012 – Newtown, Connecticut
  • 12 killed – July 20, 2012 – Aurora, Colorado
  • 8 killed – October 12, 2011 – Seal Beach, California
  • 8 killed – August 3, 2010 – Manchester, Connecticut
  • 8 killed – January 19, 2010 – Appomattox, Virginia
  • 13 killed – April 3, 2009 – Binghamton, New York
  • 13 killed – November 5, 2009 – Fort Hood, Texas
  • 10 killed – March 10, 2009 – Alabama Georgia
  • 8 killed – March 29, 2009 – In Carthage, North Carolina
  • 32 killed – April 16, 2007 – Blacksburg, Virginia
  • 8 killed – December 5, 2007 – In Omaha, Nebraska
  • 9 killed – March 21, 2005 – Red Lake, Minnesota
  • 12 killed – July 29, 1999 – In Atlanta Georgia
  • 13 killed – April 20, 1999 – Littleton, Colorado
  • 8 killed – July 1, 1993 – In San Francisco California
  • 23 killed – October 16, 1991 – Killeen, Texas
  • 9 killed – August 10, 1991 – Waddell, Arizona
  • 9 killed – June 18, 1990 – In Jacksonville, Florida
  • 8 killed – September 14, 1989 – In Louisville, Kentucky
  • 14 killed – August 20, 1986 – In Edmond, Oklahoma
  • 21 killed – July 18, 1984 – In San Ysidro, California
  • 13 killed – February 18, 1983 – Seattle Washington
  • 13 killed – September 25, 1982 – Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • 8 killed – August 20, 1982 – Miami, Florida
  • 18 killed – August 1, 1966 – In Austin, Texas

 

HOW MANY MORE?

 

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Sources: FBI, CNN, The Guardian, The Washington Post, USA Today, Gun Violence Archive.





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