The one chart that proves Barack Obama's point in the wake of the Oregon shooting

(Picture: White House
(Picture: White House

In his statement following the deaths of 10 people and the wounding of seven from a mass-shooting in Roseland, Oregon, President Barack Obama made a request to the media.

In order to put into perspective the amount of deaths that gun violence brings to the US, a weary Obama requested that the media independently gather the following:

I would ask news organisations - because I won't put these facts forward - have news organisations tally up the number of Americans who’ve been killed through terrorist attacks over the last decade and the number of Americans who’ve been killed by gun violence, and post those side-by-side on your news reports.

This won't be information coming from me; it will be coming from you.

The first to respond to this call, was Zach Beauchamp of Vox.

Beauchamp's efforts were acknowledged by the President.

We've asked Statista to produce a summary version of Beauchamp's chart of the statistics from between 2001 and 2011.

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