Democratic Congressman Exaggerates Number of Gun ‘Massacres’

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2022
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In discussing a bipartisan Senate proposal to address gun violence, Rep. Jamie Raskin exaggerated when he said there have been “more massacres than days in 2022.” Using the source supplied by the congressman’s office, guns were used in 14 “mass murders” so far this year.

By another measure, as we will explain later, there have been five “mass shootings” in 2022.

There had been 163 days of the year, as of June 12, which is when the Maryland Democrat made his remarks on CNN’s “State of the Union.” CNN Host...

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