Friday, September 19th, 2014

Statements about Guns

Mostly True

Accurately cites official figures, but they are an undercount

Mostly True

Except this year, and trend is down

False

It would take a lot more than that

Mostly False

Broad definition of "attack" can be misleading

Mostly False

A claim that's too close for comfort

 Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

An average of nine children a day in the U.S. die of gunshot wounds.

— Oregon

False

A shot nowhere near the bullseye

False

Entirely mischaracterizes the trend

Mostly False

Not by the definition many people would use for "school shooting"

True

Just don't alarm