Pierre Thomas's file:
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Pierre Thomas is the senior justice correspondent for ABC News.

Recent statements involving Pierre Thomas

From 2000 to 2008, we averaged "about five mass shootings a year. We're now averaging 15. So that's a three-fold increase."

"Saturday's shootings reflect a disturbing trend. Mass shootings have become commonplace since the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. There have been dozens of incidents where three or more people have been fatally wounded. Hundreds have died."

Recent stories featuring Pierre Thomas

Fact-checking claims about concealed handguns:

Textbooks? Check. Handgun? That prospect’s being debated at the Texas Capitol as lawmakers consider legislation allowing guns on campus--plus, we now read, a proposal letting legislators and others tote concealed weapons anywhere.

Fact-checking claims about guns and violence :

Since the attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson, firearms and violence have dominated the national discussion. We put three claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

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