DAILYKENN.com -- If liberal gun laws are the cause of mass shootings, why are so many "gun-free" nations leading the United States in such shootings?
From crimeresearch.org ▼
The data below looks at the period of time from the beginning of the Obama administration in January 2009 until the end of 2015. Mass public shootings – defined as four or more people killed in a public place, and not in the course of committing another crime, and not involving struggles over sovereignty. The focus on excluding shootings that do not involve other crimes (e.g., gang fights or robberies) has been used from the original research by Lott and Landes to more recently the FBI.
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