AUTHORS OF FBI STUDY BACKTRACK: MASS SHOOTINGS ARE NOT INCREASING

Give Me Liberty

This is from Breitbarts Big Government.

This whole gun control movement is based on lies.

So the admission by these two men do not surprise me.

Last week, the two authors of a study the FBI released on September 24, 2014, admitted they “got it wrong” when they “reported mass shootings were on the rise” in America.

Outlets like The New York Times and the Associated Press had seized on the study by Texas State University’s J. Pete Blair and M. Hunter Martaindale as proof that more gun control was needed, while outlets like Breitbart News saw a political agenda behind the report, based on the flimsy criteria used in discerning what was or was not a mass shooting for the purposes of the study.

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has now reported that the study was wrong. For example, the study claimed a “16%” increase in mass shootings from 2000 to 2013. The report’s…

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