The post uses data selectively, ignoring the significant role of handguns in gun violence. But the statistics it mentions are solid. FBI data backs up the Facebook post’s claim that in 2011, more people were murdered with knives, “hands or feet” or “clubs and hammers” than with any type of rifle. We rate the statement True.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Liberal Politifact forced to admit more people murdered by hammers and blunt objects than rifles...
Here is the infographic going around on Facebook: