Bowling for Columbine

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  • Persuasive Essay On Gun Control

    The United States of America is no stranger to tragedies. Whether it be the Columbine High School Massacre or the shooting at Virginia Tech, America has been plagued by terrorism and the murder of many civilians. Although often thought to be unstoppable, I have constructed a plan to end the reign of terror. By instating strict gun control, intensive outpatient therapy for military veterans, and allocating money for more intense security in public spaces, the United States government can…

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  • The Labeling Theory Of The Columbine High School Shootings

    On April 16, 2007 at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado one of the deadliest school shootings in the history of the United States took place. Two teenagers by the name of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold rigged two bombs fitted inside duffel bags to explode in the middle of Columbine High School, when these bombs failed to detonate Harris and Klebold began there killing spree. Resulting in thirteen casualties and twenty injured before committing suicide (History.com). People have come up…

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  • Against Gun Control

    Gun control in the United States is one of the biggest domestic issues today. The issue of whether citizens are allowed to own guns or whether they are not allowed to own guns is debated every day. Gun violence continues to rise in public places. Large cities see more gun violence than anywhere else in the United States. Part of the violence in large cities happens at schools. School shooting are terrible events. Some people believe such events could be avoided if teachers or school officials…

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  • Teachers With Guns: The Benefits Of Teachers With Guns

    Teachers with Guns Columbine High School, Sandy Hook Elementary, Virginia Tech, and Umpqua Community College… All are schools that we know very well, not because their great education or numerous awards but for sad tragic events that have filled our televisions and newspapers far too often. Archbishop Alexander K. Sample released a letter after the Umpqua Community College shooting stating, "Sadly, we live in the midst of culture that does not value the dignity and sacredness of every human…

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  • Bullying At School Research Paper

    As an educator in our schools, one of my responsibilities and goals is to assure that the learning environment for students is safe. Children should be able to attend school and not have to worry about being intimidated or fearing for their personal safety. Bullying is a problem in our schools. With the advancements in technology, bullying is now done over the internet on social media sites. Regardless whether it is cyberbullying or just bullying, we as educators need to eliminate bullying.…

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  • Gun Control And Second Amendment Essay

    Politics and policy, February 20, 2014. Carter, Gregg Lee. Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2012. EBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost). Web. 26 Aug. 2014. "Columbine High School Shootings Fast Facts." CNN. Cable News Network, 1 Jan. 1970. Web. 15 Aug. 2014. Lott, John R. “Gun Laws Can Be Dangerous, Too.” Wall Street Journal. May 12, 1999: A42 Portnoy, Steven. "Ferguson Cop in Fatal Shooting Gets…

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  • The Laramie Project Summary

    Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Date Controversies in the Laramie Project Introduction The Laramie Project is a play that revolves around the death of a student at the Ottumwa High School. The circumstances that lead to the student's murder was that he was gay and that made him the odd one out in the eyes of his fellow students who had negative thoughts about his lifestyle. However, that is not the only reason behind the composition of the play that was the Laramie project. The principal…

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  • How Does Media Violence Affect Youth Violence?

    A casual player of Grand Theft Auto might find humor out in killing strippers on the streets because it is “just a game”. Over the past 30 years, there has been major research on the relationship between televised violence and violent behavior among younger children. Cross- sectional, longitudinal, and experimental studies have all confirmed this connection. Today, many youths have television in their rooms which could give children a greater opportunity to view programs without parental…

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  • Gun On Campus Essay

    The studys looked at what the law is regarding the second amendment, perceptions of guns on campus, and varying legislation regarding guns. The second amendment is important to understand, because that piece of the constitution is about gun ownership. Perceptions of guns include local politicians, faculty including students, and Presidents of various campuses. The legislation also includes response to tragedy’s along with issues that arise from them. The right to bear arms on campus…

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  • Columbine High School Research Paper

    In April of 1999, two angry teenagers decided to attack Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Before taking their own lives, Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, shot and killed 13 people and wounded more than 20 others. The late morning of April 20th, 1999, Harris and Klebold were dressed in trench coats and began shooting at their classmates. The two gunmen had planned to bomb the school, but when the bombs failed to set off, they decided to go on a shooting spree. People all around…

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