Amityville took place in the 1970’s. “My parents have been shot!” Screamed Ronald Defeo bursting into Harry 's Bar on the night of November 13, 1974. Ronald was found guilty for the murder of his parents and four younger siblings. Today he is 64 and still is in jail.
The police were unable to come up with motives. The second murder happened on July 5, 1969, in the morning. He shot 22 years old Darlene Ferrin, and her boyfriend, 19 years old, Mike Mageau. They were sitting in a parked car in Vallejo when a man approached them with a flashlight. He fired various shots and killed Ferrin and wounded Mageau.
He signed his letters with his symbol, which was a circle with a plus sign over it. Although several suspects have been identified, the cases involving the zodiac killer have never been solved. The Zodiac killer claims to have murdered more than 37 victims, but only seven have been identified two of who survived the attacks. Five murders have been directly linked to the zodiac killer.
This shooting is now known as one of the deadliest mass shooting in the United States. The shooting took place in San Bernardio at a gathering for employees who work in the health department Syed farook one of our identified shooters has worked for this company for the last five years. After him and his wife showed up at the event they mysteriously disappeared. After an hour
Two of the five wounds had penetrated deeply. He had stab wounds to the back, and found slices on his stomach after he was dead, to insure Walden was dead. There was evidence that Joubert strangled the boy. His death did not occur immediately, he slowly lapsed into a coma and eventually died. Walden’s clothing was found at the scene of the crime next to his body.
They’re willing to give people life in prison because they “looked” like they committed the crime. Policies are even shooting random people because they look suspicious. We are all entitled to safety but not everyone feel safe. What hurts the most is that the people that are suppose to protect us and keep us safe are the ones that 's hurting and making us feel unsafe. Living life as a African American is very hard when everything is based off skin color and being black has become a substitute with being a criminal.
The society in this book seemed to be the type that followed the rules or if you didn’t the worst things were going to happen to you. Everybody makes mistake and they try to learn and move on from them but killing someone intentionally would stick with that person forever and they would never be the same. Therefore, some people debate on whether he was completely out of place for killing Beatty or did the best thing for society. Although Montag killed Beatty, many people debate over whether it was the right thing to do or not.
Terror wasn’t just after the Civil War it is also in today. Many people are affected by it. For the many who know it can put fear in a person’s mind, once they know fear they try to avoid it. That will not work if US citizens avoid the threat of terrorism we are doomed! We have to open our eyes and look at the bigger picture, that there is a chance that you can die every day, a person can see whatever they want in a tv, but when they actually experience they are mind blown.
has weak gun laws, the background checks are ineffective, and too many mentally ill people are getting a hold of guns. Massacres and tragedies keep reoccurring throughout America at the hands of guns. The reason of blame falls on the shoulders of the U.S. because the government is inept to the fact that the gun laws are not strong enough, the backgrounds checks are useless, and that mentally ill people are getting a hold of guns. If gun violence is to decrease in America there needs to be immediate action taken by the government to make stronger gun laws, harsher and effective background checks and ban all mentally ill people from owning a gun. These can be the steps taken by the government of the U.S. to create harsher gun control and a safer environment to live
The brainwashed way these people live can be very scary to us, as it shows that governments can hide very important things from its citizens. “The rules say that if there’s a third transgression, he simply must be released.” (Lowry 9). We often hear the expression three strikes and you are out, however in their society that takes on a whole new meaning. When a person in The Giver messes up three times they are killed.
Mental illness significantly affects many around the world. In fact, about four-hundred and fifty million people worldwide suffer from one or more of the different known mental illnesses. That is one in every four people. Severe mental health issues such as severe anxiety disorder, antisocial personality disorder, schizophrenia, or sensory perception disorder are illnesses which are common among the people responsible for the numerous mass shootings in America. Many believe the possession of firearms in the hands of the mentally ill are the real cause of mass shootings.
In his article, author Derek Thompson highlights the felonious actions that mark today’s society. Thompson’s purpose is to call lawmakers and researchers alike to take a stand against mass shootings and to stop the perpetrators. He utilizes stylistic devices as well as argumentative devices to enlighten the reader of the relationship between all of the recent shootings and their contagion. Beginning his article, Thompson lists the recent mass murders in the United States while also using figurative language, convincing the reader to agree with his argument that mass shootings are contagious.