This is a speech given by Evan DeFilippis, John Brownstein, and Ben Reis in Austin, TX for SXSW on the state of data in the gun violence debate. Gun-related violence in the U.S. is a public health crisis, with…

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Note: this column originally appeared in the Washington Post on October 15th, 2015 In the wake of yet another mass shooting, this time at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., conservative commentators have largely resisted the familiar impulse to…