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Kentucky gov: Violent video games, not guns, to blame for Florida school massacre

inmypjs Silver badge

Re: Numbers

Politifact - lol I'll take Wikipedia over that any day.

Found an old post on these forums. 2013 suicides by firearm 21k2 (and 20k not by firearm). Homicides by firearm 11k2 and accidental death by firearm 0k5.

So twice as many people killed themselves than others with firearms and as many again killed themselves without firearms. 1.4 million over the period is about 38k p.a. so looks like Politifact grouped suicides and accidents with homicides to create some fake news to suit their agenda.

Substantially more Americans killed themselves in the period than have been killed in all wars - so bloody what!

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