"70% of the firearms seized in Mexico between 2009-2014 originated in the U.S."
"Vanguard is the largest institutional shareholder of American Outdoor Brands, the maker of the AR-15 assault rifle."
"The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan/Iraq between 2001-2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766."
"Over 71 million American households (62%) have a pet, and most people think of their pets as members of the family."
"One in five American teachers now works a second job on top of full-time teaching."
"American zoos do not actually own the pandas... China rents pandas out to the tune of $1 million a year. Zoos typically sign a 10-year contract, a zoo will have spent $10 million renting one panda."
"More than 80 percent of Native women experience violence in their lifetimes."
"U.S. adults’ use of meditation in the past 12 months tripled between 2012 and 2017 (from 4.1 percent to 14.2 percent)."
"Native American youth have the highest rate of suicide among all ethnic groups in the US and is the second-leading cause of death for Native youth aged 15-24."
"Every 66 seconds this year, an American will develop Alzheimer's disease."
"There are 500,000 elected offices, less than 1/3 are held by women."
"Memphis, Tennessee, has the slowest internet of any U.S. city."