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  • The movie theater shooting in Lafayette is a reminder that active shooting situations are happening more often

    The Washington Post - 07/24/2015

    This is the subject of some debate. An investigation by Mother Jones found that mass shootings were on the rise, while a 2013 study by criminologists James Alan Fox and Monica J. DeLateur of Northeastern University found that while there are nearly 20 mass shootings a year in the U.S., this particular number has not increased. “There have been several points in time when journalists and others have speculated about a possible epidemic in response to a flurry of high-profile shootings,” they wrote. “Yet, these speculations have always proven to be incorrect when subsequent years reveal more moderate levels.”

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