Who Are The Majority Of Mass Shooters In The U.S.? | AJ+


Men are less than half of the U.S. population and yet they account for a vast majority of mass shooters in the nation. We’re on a search for why.

Learn more here:
Mother Jones. “US Mass Shootings, 1982-2017: Data From Mother Jones’” http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/12/mass-shootings-mother-jones-full-data/

United States Census Bureau. “U.S. Census Quick Facts” https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2014/10/08/65-percent-of-all-american-elected-officials-are-white-https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/men/?utm_term=.a4d0e852909e (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2014/10/08/65-percent-of-all-american-elected-officials-are-white-men/?utm_term=.a4d0e852909e)

NBC News. “No Mass Shootings in Australia in 20 Years: How Did They Do It?” http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/no-mass-shootings-australia-20-years-how-did-they-do-n597091

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Presented by: Imaeyen Ibanga
Written by: Imaeyen Ibanga
Edited by: Brian Joseph
Animations by: Kai Tang
Produced by: Imaeyen Ibanga, Emily Gibson, Sarah Nasr

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