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Warren on children and gun violence

“Seven children will die today from gun violence — children and teenagers.”

— Elizabeth Warren

The average for firearms-related deaths was 7.15 per day when looking at people ages 0 to 19, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s fatal injury report. The data covers 2013 to 2015.

PolitiFact looked into a similar claim by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and rated the claim mostly true.

Fact-checking the first Democratic debate

Twenty candidates are taking the stage Wednesday and Thursday night, with 10 candidates each night. The Fact Checker will be watching and vetting the statements candidates make.

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