Arm Teachers To Stop School Violence
378 wordsArm Teachers to Stop School Shootings? How often do we open the newspaper or turn on the television and see there has been another school shooting? It seems as though it is happening more and more everyday. Violence in schools seems to be on the rise. And now we are faced with the possibility of weapons willingly going into our schools to "protect our children. " It is asked should we arm teachers to stop school shootings? I do not believe Arming teachers is a good idea. Teachers should not brin...
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Violence In Schools Violent Crime
1,127 words... age... " [I]t is not simply who has the abortion that leads to the lower crime rate... but the ability of the woman to choose better timing for child rearing that lowers criminality. " (Los Angeles Daily News, August 8, 1999, pp. 1, 18) What about the Brady Bill and other gun control measures? Didn't the Brady Bill play a big part in reducing gun crime? See Gun Cite's analysis of that claim. Four scholars discuss "Does Gun Control Work?" in PBS's moderated panel discussion, Think Tank (aired...
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Bear Arms Machine Guns
1,516 wordsThere is a famous quote, which states: "Guns don't kill people, people kill people. " This quote is technically true. But if there are no guns, it will be a whole lot more difficult for people to kill people. Sure people could use different weapons such as knives and golf clubs to kill people. But the victim will have a significant better chance of defending him or herself from a weapon other than firearms. I was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the United States when I was six. I still go visi...
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Columbine High School Problems At Home
1,791 wordsWhat exactly is the definition of insanity? Insanity is being in a mental state of mind that does not allows you to make correct decisions on events that are occurring at that moment. But this definition is not always the same through out the United States. One persons definition is not always the same as the next. This comes into conflict when trying to decide someones fate in court cases, and this is especially important when it involves a minor that has committed a serious crime. As an exampl...
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Heavy Metal Music Style Of Music
1,155 wordsIn an age of error the most influential thing in a child and or a teenagers life is music. Whether it be Reggae, Hip Hop, Gangster Rap, R&B, Oldies Rock, Latin, or Heavy Metal it still has a way to overpower a persons mind no matter how old they are. Right now pretty much everybody that I talk to when I am on the Internet like Rap. I dont understand how people could listen to non-stop cursing and fast-paced lyrics. Even though my opinion of the music isnt so great the singers have to get some cr...
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Gun Control Laws Stricter Gun Control
1,711 wordsIf you recently picked up a newspaper or turned on to see the news you may have question what is happening in our schools and begin to think whether our schools are still safe places for children. Recent school shootings have set feared in many parents about their childrens safety in our schools. Since last year number of school shootings by students have occurred regularly. On Tuesday February 29, 2000 in Mount Morris Township, Michigan a six-year old boy shot his classmate to death in their fi...
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Wall Street Journal Trigger Locks
1,686 words... ences. We need strict gun control laws to help prevent some of these teens from making the biggest mistake of their life. Unqualified citizens and kids have easy access to firearms. I can log on to Internet right now and purchase a gun without being asked any questions. The Brady Law was created to prevent some criminals from purchasing deadly weapons. The Brady Law gives a background check. It asks for your residence, prior criminal convictions, age and employment. There is also a ten-day w...
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Little Things School Shootings And Teasing
1,538 wordsIntroduction - Examples of shootings related to teasing and solutions to problem I. Change Atmosphere A. Assailants generally rejected B. Psychological damage C. Led to kill tormentors D. Quotes from others 1) Re: Columbine and its shooters- at least took a stand 2) it did take guts 3) Maybe itll make people think next time II. Students responsibility A. Intentions always told to peers 1) Usually detailed 2) Rarely taken seriously or reported B. Bethel, Alaska story C. Is it worth risking the li...
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Columbine High School Exposure To Violence
1,253 wordsSchool Violence In the past several years, there have been many instances of violent acts (including murder) occurring throughout the United States. Littleton, Colorado; Springfield, Oregon; Edinboro, Pennsylvania; and West Paducah, Kentucky are just a few of the small towns that have been hit by such a tragic event. Due to the fact that all of these are small towns, students, parents, and communities alike are realizing that no town is really safe. An outbreak of school violence can happen anyw...
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Christian Science Monitor Low Self Esteem
1,783 wordsThe problem we are facing today with violence in the schools is a major concern with communities everywhere. Juvenile homicide is twice as common today as it was in the mid 1980 's. It isn't the brain that the kids are born with that has changed in half a generation; what has changed though is the easy access to guns and the glorification of revenge in real life and in entertainment. Crime in and around schools is threatening the well being of students, as well as the staff and surrounding commu...
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Past Three Years Violence In Schools
734 wordsThere is definitely a problem with school violence today. The last three years have shown us that violence in our schools society is more common today then ever before. Whether the violence has to do with guns, knives, or just a simple fight, school violence is getting a little out of hand. There have been several school shootings in the last few years, and the number of school shootings seems to be growing rapidly these days. When the last figures were taken by the government educators had foun...
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Public School System Invasion Of Privacy
2,393 wordsA little over two years ago, one of the worst tragedies concerning our nation? s children was playing out in a small rural town in Colorado. The date was April 20, 1999; the anniversary of Adolf Hitler? s Birthday, for any history buffs. But for everyone else the day started out like any other. In Jefferson County (often mistakenly reported as being in Littleton), Colorado, children went to school and parents went off to work. Neither was overly concerned about the other, or about how the day wo...
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George W Bush Columbine High School
679 wordsDo you ever worry when you wake up in morning that you might not live to see the next day? That giving someone the wrong look or cutting someone off on our dangerous roadways would take you to your grave. The problem that would cause this worry is guns. The focus of this paper is to inform you about gun control, how much it is needed and that it guns need to be much more difficult to obtain. A fact in the United States is that of the two hundred and seventy million people there are two hundred m...
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Law Abiding Citizens Los Angeles Times
2,223 wordsIn some cases, gun control may be favored even if the price is more death. Consider, for example, H. Laurence Ross review of Gary Kleck's book Point Blank in the American Journal of Sociology. Kleck's book was awarded the Hindelang Prize, as the most significant contribution to criminology in the last three years; Ross praises Kleck's meticulous research and analysis, and Kleck's debunking of many of the myths surrounding the gun issue. And Ross does not deny Kleck's conclusion that, because han...
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Back To School Personal Interview
1,124 wordsHigh school shootings have been occurring all over the country. All incidents leading in one or more deaths. Jonesboro, Fayetteville, Edinboro, Pearl, Moses Lake, Grayson, Olivehurst, Better, West Paducah, Springfield, Littleton. It? ll never happen to me, you say, well, it could. And after it does everything is different, and has changed. Just a death can change you, but death from terrorism is even more difficult to deal with. That is why the students are so concerned. Some people are blaming ...
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Gun Control Laws Stricter Gun Control
2,308 wordsIs Gun Control Necessary? As a result of the many school shootings that have taken place in the last few years, there has been a huge push for stricter gun control laws. Many people don? t feel safe in today? s society. The government has been listening to the people and has already passed some laws. There are some people who are opposed to starter gun control laws. Many gun enthusiasts don? t believe that gun control laws realy work because only the law abiding citizens would follow them and th...
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Violence In The Media Media Violence
1,163 wordsMedia Violence? A Bunch of Junk! Media violence is not the sole and direct cause of producing the influx of violence in our children recently in society. Though lately it has received the brunt of the negativity directed towards this violence, especially the recent school shootings. People are so worried about what their children watch now all the sudden. Some parents think that video games, rated R movies, newscasts, and graphic TV shows are morphing their children into killers. By doing a litt...
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Bear Arms Machine Guns
1,511 wordsGun Control vs. Gun Rights There is a famous quote, which states: Guns dont kill people, people kill people. This quote is technically true. But if there are no guns, it will be a whole lot more difficult for people to kill people. Sure people could use different weapons such as knives and golf clubs to kill people. But the victim will have a significant better chance of defending him or herself from a weapon other than firearms. I was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the United States when I w...
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Low Self Esteem Drugs And Alcohol
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School Shootings School Violence
578 wordsWhat with intrusive random searches, zero tolerance, drug-sniffing dogs, surveillance cameras, metal detectors, mandatory uniforms and on-site armed police officers, the schoolhouse these days is looking more and more like the jailhouse. All of this follows, of course, in the wake of the shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. , last spring. It was tragic enough that, in this incident and several other school shootings in the past two years, 26 students were deprived of the...
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