Neither number is accurate
Says when armed civilians stop mass shootings with guns, an average of 2.5 people die; otherwise, an average of 18 people die.
— New Hampshire
Amendment passed, even if gun bill didn't
Mental health provisions related to mass shootings "got over 90 votes in the Senate."
This shot hits the target
Says of 80,000 people who were denied a firearm in 2012 due to a failed background check, only 44 were prosecuted.
© 2014 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise