Gun Death Visualization

Add San Bernardino to the list of mass killings with firearms in our country. It’s been several years since Slate published this project to record all US gun deaths in the year following the killings at Sandy Hook. See the final visualization here. It’s one of the few ways to understand how many people 12,000+ people really adds up to be.

It’s been nearly three years to the day since Sandy Hook. There’s no reliable and authoritative figure, but presume it’s at least 36,000. By one count there have 161 school shootings alone.


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