Why is it that although we see the violence caused by guns, policy changes do not occur? In the wake of the most reason shoot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 people died this question continues to be relevant, although it is not a new problem. Since 1999, 150,000 students have experienced a shooting at their school (Cox, Washington Post, 2018). Repeated exposure to violence causes desensitization which is turn prohibits change. This essay will examine when desensitization occurs and who it affects by looking at studies in which people who have experienced violence answered various questions about their
Gansberg tells a story about the lack of help neighbors give while one of their own are being murdered and how it stunned the Assistant Chief Inspector Frederick. At his time Frederick has been a detective for 25 years, he has been a part of numerous killings but this specific murder shocked him. In this essay 38 civilians witness a 28 year old female named Kitty, who was returning home from her shift at a bar in Hollis. On her short walk home from her car in her middle class neighborhood, she was grabbed and then stabbed by an unknown man. She yelled for help multiple times.
I knocked the knife from her and tackled her to arrest her. That day I left 6484 Long road Drive, it was a miracle. This case felt forever, yet it was only a month. After further interrogation at the police office she killed Mr. Mustard because he was believed to be cheating on her. After all this I decided to go home and watch T.V., anything but a murder based show.
A school shooting is something devastating to talk about or to even imagine. Most people don’t live in fear of their school being the target of a massacre. In Nineteen Minutes, no one at Sterling High School was expecting their well-educated and highly recommended school to become a mortifying crime scene. This novel follows the lives of multiple people who were affected by the truculent shooting at Sterling High School. You are able to experience the characters lives years before the shooting and learn events that lead up to the shooting.
They are looking for answers and now it seems that the jury has decided not to indict anyone. 7. Text to Text Connection: There is an article that discusses the lives of Kindra Chapman, Joyce Curnell, Ralkina Jones and Raynette Turner who were arrested by local authorities and found dead in their cells. These deaths are still under investigation. Kindra Chapman was found dead in her cell after allegedly stealing a cell phone and it was stated by the coroner it was a suicide.
The Lovely Bones is a book about a girl being murdered and watching her family struggle to cope. The book takes place in December in 1973 when no one was worried about crimes happening in their neighborhood. The theme is about Mr. Harvey killing Susie and watching her family fall apart because of it. However, the movie doesn’t give as much detail as the book does. The movie does not show Susie being raped and murdered underground by Mr. Harvey.
Many of the school officials "enforce" the dress code policy a bit harsher to the female students than the male students, and that has caused a problem for both the students and parents. There has been twitter hashtags created, lawsuits, and influences that have made parents want to transfer their child to another school but none of those actions worked. Some parents would become more frustrated with principals and
I feel like she had enough and thinks that she’s not exist in this world anymore. I think Phoebe could avoid killing herself if she gone talk to school principal or to anyone. For example, if she went directly to principal and tell everything what the co-students did to her about bullying, principal could resolve Phoebe’s and students issue and she would not have ended herself easily. Moreover, if Phoebe’s parents are consulting her regularly like parents normally do, she would not have given up herself miserably. This article is very essential to students who likes to bully and to all the students who get bullied, they should learn from this story that bullying can seriously brutally hurt anyone.
Actually, I think she should have told her instructor and her mother about her being bullied. Instead of submitting to humiliation and waiting for someone to stand out, we should ask for help and try to help ourselves out. For example, there are laws to protect us; being citizens we all have the right to fight for ourselves. Media reports often put bullying and suicide together. However, most youth who are bullied have not thought of suicide ("Effects of Bullying").
Slippery slope occurs when the conclusion depends on an unlikely chain reaction of causes. In this fallacy, a person asserts that some event must inevitably follow from another without any argument for the inevitability of the event in question. For example, parents of middle school students did not agree to letting college students host extracurricular activities to teach their children sex education. They argued that if their children were taught sex education, then more and more students will be intrigued by the idea of sex and engage in sexual activities. This will then lead to a complete loss of morals, and soon the students will start getting pregnant.