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Did Gustavus Doane participate in and brag about participating in the Marias Massacre?

Funnily enough, one the reviews of the book (by "the Bonneys") that you say you cannot find anywhere, says that Doane doesn't deserve a 622-page book. On the other hand, this review does say:...
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Are guns the number one killer of children in the US?

First we need to define "children". There are a lot of possible demographic ranges we could use. A common age group is <1-14 for children, and if we include all adolescents, that's ...
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Has a weapon functionally equivalent to the AR-15 been available for U.S. civilian purchase since 1907?

The Winchester Model 1907 differs from an assault rifle in using a much heavier and more powerful round: the .351 Winchester Self-Loading bullet alone weighs 12 g, about the same as the weight of an ...
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Has a weapon functionally equivalent to the AR-15 been available for U.S. civilian purchase since 1907?

Has a weapon with the same rate of fire and magazine capacity as the modern AR-15 been widely available for civilian purchase in the U.S. since 1907? The Winchester 1907 were sold in the US with ...
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Has a weapon functionally equivalent to the AR-15 been available for U.S. civilian purchase since 1907?

The Winchester Model 1907 did not have a "high capacity" magazine in the form available to consumers in 1907. The capacity was six. The following is an ad in the January 1907 Hardware ...
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Are guns the number one killer of children in the US?

The short answer here is "No". It is not the #1 killer of children. The data they want to include conflates several categories with very different root causes and defines "child" ...
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Are guns the number one killer of children in the US?

A letter (dated mid April 2022) in the New England Journal of Medicine states that "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released updated official mortality data..." ...
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Are guns the number one killer of children in the US?

There may be some conflation going on in the data being cited. Biden is also citing "new data" from the CDC, which suggests he's citing 2021 numbers, which aren't available on the CDC's ...
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Are guns the number one killer of children in the US?

According to NBC News: Child vehicle deaths, while falling, still topped firearm deaths in 2020 Nearly 2,400 children ages 1-17 died of vehicle-related injuries in 2020, compared with 2,270 firearm ...
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Did Facebook claim its fact-checks are legally "just opinions"?

In Stossel v Facebook et al (US District Court, Northern California), Meta/Facebook filed a document on 29 November 2021 stating: ...Stossel’s claims focus on the fact-check articles written by ...
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Is America “the only nation where this [a mass shooting] regularly happens”?

Snopes.com had an article on this subject in 2018, talking in particular about Lott's CRPC study mentioned in the OP. Besides talking about the issues in defining mass-shooting and the corresponding ...
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Did two crisis actors both claim to be the father of the same child killed in the Uvalde, Texas shooting?

There are indeed two different segments by CNN and NBC that show an interview with two different men identified as the father of Amerie Jo Garza. It is clear that both segments are talking about the ...
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