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Neil deGrasse Tyson apologizes for 'mass shootings' tweet: 'I got this one wrong'

Aug 06, 2019 - The Washington Times

Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson issued an apology Monday for a controversial tweet that appeared to downplay the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

Mr. Tyson was widely criticized Sunday after he responded to the two mass shootings that claimed 30 lives by stating that far more Americans die from car accidents and the flu in the same amount of time.

In the past 48hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings. On average, across any 48hrs, we als...