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Shocking numbers: Las Vegas tragedy represents only a small uptick in America’s daily carnage

[1]As the people of Las Vegas grapple this morning with the reality of being the latest American city to experience the horror of mass murder [2], it’s worth noting that America’s insane national obsession with possessing mass killing machines has now reached such an absurd level that even events like last night’s tragedy barely affect the statistics.

Consider the following remarkable data, courtesy of the good people at Everytown for Gun Safety [3]: