69 mass shootings have been stopped by armed civilians

At least 69 mass shootings have been stopped by armed civilians since 1990, data collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center shows. This flies in the face of the media (examples here, here, and here) arguing mass shootings are caused by lack of gun control. The truth is, armed civilians stop mass shootings regularly, and one major way to dampen the amount of mass shootings is to allow people to carry guns wherever they go.

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So much for efforts to disarm law-abiding citizens

RT if you agree that now more than ever you understand the need for the second amendment. https://t.co/X18a2qfQHF— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 1, 2020

One surely unintended consequence of this week’s violence: When the National Guard is patrolling the streets because huge armed police forces can’t keep criminals from turning cities into war zones, America’s gun control debate is *finished* for at least a generation. Over. Done.— David Martosko (@dmartosko) June 1, 2020