‘We’re #1!… We’re #1!… WE’RE NUMBER ONE! #Tragic’
After the shooting in a Texas church that left at least 26 people dead, Mark Hamill – you know, Star Wars and all that – posted this on Twitter.
— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) November 8, 2017
— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) November 6, 2017
Documentary maker Michael Moore was also moved to share this statistic, which also went viral.
As of yesterday, Columbine is no longer one of the 10 worst mass shootings in US history. 3 of the top 5 are all in the last year & a half.
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) November 6, 2017
And then there was this, posted after the Las Vegas massacre last month.
Number of Americans killed on battlefields in all wars in history:
Killed by firearms in the US since 1968:
— richard bacon (@richardpbacon) October 2, 2017