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To Address The Problem of Guns, We Need Both Data And Emotion

In the span of two days, two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton have once again brought anguish over gun deaths to the forefront of the public conversation. An outpouring of emotion was followed by questions of how many times this needs to happen again before lawmakers make substantial steps to reduce gun violence. Soon afterwards, Neil deGrasse Tyson attempted to help bring reason to a very emotional topic:   Understandably, Twitter and the media excoriated him — for the timing, for some potential inaccuracies in the numbers, and for coming......

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