The Joyce Foundation shared recent survey results of 30,000 gun owners who purchased firearms from 2019 to 2021 to-date. Researchers estimate over 40 million guns were purchased in this timeframe; 30 million in 2020 alone.
As we recognize the 5-year mark of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, America has a deadly weekend of FOUR mass shootings: 38 injured and 6 dead. We are now at 272 mass shootings for 2021, as reported by Gun Violence Archives. The recent spate of mass shootings among the worst in history.
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- New York seeks to remove immunity for gun manufacturers.
- In Austin, 13 injured and one dead in mass shooting.
- Most mass shootings are intertwined with domestic violence.
- Parkland students who survived one of the deadliest mass shootings are graduating.
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