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Activist EXPONENTIALLY EXAGGERATES Number Of Kids Killed By Guns Each Year

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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In a recent column for CNN, liberal activist and commentator Sally Kohn bemoaned how “10,000 kids die because of guns every single year” in America, “and we can’t pass even the most measly common sense safety laws[.]”

Kohn sourced CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield with providing the stat, but she probably shouldn’t have taken it at face value.

According to Blaze contributor — and former NYPD officer — John Cardillo, the number of children (under 18 years of age) killed by firearms is significantly lower than the figure Kohn provided.

Additionally, Cardillo disproved Kohn’s claim that the majority of child gun deaths are “accidental,” where in reality “about 95% are crime related.”

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