Just to be clear, an average of 51 people are struck by lightning each year in the US, and 90% of them survive. As of Feb. 15, 2018 it was reported that there had been 1,624 mass shootings in the United States in the previous 1,870 days resulting in 1,875 deaths and 6,848 injuries.

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