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    It seems as if you are conflating mass shootings with mass murders. They are not equivalent terms. Mass shootings ARE more common now. Guns make mass murder easier, so there have been more mass murders via shootings. Guns also make victim counts way higher. But neither of these mean mass murder is on the rise.

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