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Politicians and national media focus on mass shootings. In West Virginia, most gun deaths are suicides.

On May 24, 19 children and two adults were killed by a teenager with an AR-style rifle at a Texas elementary school.  Two days later, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey used his Twitter account to argue against increased gun safety measures. When one Twitter user suggested a compromise, Morrisey told him to “hold the […]