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The copycat effect for mass shootings

This is a 2015 graphic from Mother Jones that is part of a wider investigation into how often mass killers try to “outkill” other mass killers.  It is like a contest for some of these people who say they want to kill more than whoever is currently the highest kill rate shooter.

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