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Old 02-24-2018, 8:58 PM
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Originally Posted by a1c View Post
2. Those mass shootings don't happen in other developed countries. The few instances it has happened (Norway comes to mind), it was an outlying anecdote. There is no point denying it.

Actually, we come in 12th (frequency of mass public shootings per 1 million residents).

Norway, Finland, France, Austria, Belgium, even Switzerland are ahead of us.

And Canada is right behind us.

https://crimeresearch.org/2015/06/co...us-and-europe/

The difference is the media coverage. American tragedies get much more international coverage than those in other countries.
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