Only one stat matters: 25% of murders are caused by non-Hispanic whites. Stop with this divisive nonsense that is also simply one thing: Lies. Even as mass shooters whites aren’t disproportionate killers.

SOURCES:

https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2017/crime-in-the-u.s.-2017/topic-pages/tables/table-43

See racial brwakdown for 2017 FBI crime data here.

“Overall, though, the ethnic composition of the group of all mass shooters in the U.S. is roughly equivalent to the American population.”

https://theconversation.com/sign_in?return_to=%2Fmass-shootings-arent-growing-more-common-and-evidence-contradicts-common-stereotypes-about-the-killers-121471

According to Slate’s headline using Mother Jones data: “Mass Shooters Aren’t Disproportionately White.”

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2017/10/what-the-white-mass-shooter-myth-gets-right-and-wrong-about-killers-demographics.html

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Writer. Researcher. Designer. Human seeking better outcomes. Also searching for relevant facts and logical arguments above expedient or politial narratives.

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