Obama Repeats False Claim That “Guns Are Number One Killer of Children”
Former President Barack Obama responded to the Nashville Christian school shooting by falsely claiming that “guns are the number one killer of children.”
The false claim has been repeated many times by those on the left.
Last week, actor Billy Porter made the same false claim as Obama during an appearance on ABC’s The View, saying, “the leading cause of death in children are guns” during an appearance on ABC’s The View.
Porter’s claim, which Obama repeated, has been regurgitated widely by leftists and non-fact-checking moderates throughout 2022 following a CDC study claiming guns were the number one killer of children.
Even Fox News ran a story with the same claim, titled, “Guns now the leading cause of death for US children, per CDC.”
The article noted that firearm-related deaths of people ages …