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Map showing gun deaths by US state from 2020-2023.

Paige Fusco

The Graphic Truth: Gun deaths from mass shootings in the US

It’s America’s recurring nightmare. On Monday, a disgruntled bank employee used an AR-15 rifle he’d purchased locally the week before to murder five colleagues and injure eight others in Louisville, Kentucky. There have been more mass shootings, 147, than there have been days so far in 2023. We look at the death tolls from 2,000 mass shootings in the US since 2020 by state.

Human rights activists demand the safe return of Ricardo Lagunes and Antonio Díaz, community defenders who disappeared on January 15. Mexico City, Mexico, January 22, 2023.

Photo by Luis Barron / Eyepix Group/Sipa USA via Reuters Connect

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24: This year alone, at least two dozen environmental activists have already been murdered or disappeared in Mexico and Central America, according to an investigation by The Guardian. Many are from indigenous communities protesting against mining activities on their traditional lands.

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