Two maps that show the scale and frequency of mass shootings in the US in the last three years

Here is what 1,024 mass shootings since 1 January 2013 in the United States looks like:

After the Charleston church shooting, President Barack Obama called for greater gun control, asking the media to compare gun deaths to terrorism deaths. He said:

At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn't happen in other places with this kind of frequency.

To browse the statistics of mass shootings, see below:

Data taken from, whose definition of a mass shooting is 'when four or more people are shot in an event, or related series of events, likely without a cooling off period.'

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