Visualizations of Mass Shootings in the United States

Sometimes numbers are just data points, easily ignored; however, well-constructed graphs and charts can bring a poignancy to an argument more readily. Such is the impact of The toll: Mass shooting data visualizations around the web detailing the level of violence in this country due to firearms. One grim statistic out of many: between 1775 and 2015, almost 1.4 million Americans were killed in wars; in just the years between 1968 and 2015, over 1.5 million Americans were killed by firearms.

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