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GUN VIOLENCE: THE FACTS

  • On average, there are over 100 deaths per day as a result of gun violence in the United States.  Center for Disease Control

  • On average, 51 children and teens are shot every day in the United States.  Everytown

  • ​An estimated 3 million children are exposed to gun violence every year.  Everytown

  • In 2018, 57,194 incidents of gun violence occurred in the United States.  Gun Violence Archive

  • 24,032 incidents of gun violence have occurred in the United States (as of June 13, 2019).  Gun Violence Archive

  • 169 mass shootings have occurred in the United States (as of June 13, 2019).  Gun Violence Archive

  • Since 2013 there have been 456 known incidents of gunfire on school grounds in the United States - 50 of which have occurred within the first 6 months of 2019.  Everytown

  • Americans are 25 times more likely to be victims of a gun-related murder.  World Health Organization

For more information please contact:  

Brent Zachery, Gun Neutral Program Manager info@gunneutral.org