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Politifact calls gun control groups claim on number of school shootings mostly false

Friday, June 13, 2014

A statistic calculated by Everytown for Gun Safety, and shared widely on social media, said that there have been 74 "school shootings in America since Sandy Hook."

The statement contains some element of truth but ignores critical facts that would give a different impression. We rate it Mostly False.

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