“Guns do not kill people, the mentally ill do,” said conservative commenter Anne Coulter. Is there a common link between mental disorders and massive shootings? It is very complicated to prove that mental illness caused any massive shootings, and to prove that if they had the right psychiatric attention that they would not have committed these horrific mass shootings crimes. The Sandy Hook elementary school shooting was done by a man named Adam Lanza in Newtown Connecticut in December of 2012. It was highly suggested that Adam Lanza was an undiagnosed schizophrenic.
Holmes is taken to the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo for supervision. A month later, Holmes Attorneys defended his client, by saying, "Mr. Holmes suffers from a severe mental illness and was in the throes of a psychotic episode when he committed the acts that resulted in the tragic loss of life and injuries sustained by movie goers on July 20, 2012” (“Colorado Theater”, 2017). Holmes defense to his actions was because he believe the reason he killed everyone is because he was unable to control his actions because of the movie he watched. Theory of Holmes’ Case My theory of this case is to believe this case wasn’t a case of insanity because this individual clearly planned his actions. Holmes stepped out of the movie theater and returned wearing protective gear.
Step into the shoes of Cameron Todd Willingham. He was one of the 59 accused criminals sentenced to death by the United States judicial system in 2004. Thought to have murdered his three children by arson in the family home, Willingham was put on death row on January 8, 1992. However, he was different from the other convicts. Willingham was actually innocent.
Even Bill Cosby spoke out against giving the death penalty to the man who shot and killed his own son. Over 100 innocent people have been accused and executed over the years before death penalty was illegal. There are 8 ways to lead up to be in the position of the death penalty, the ways are treason, terrorism, espionage, drug trafficking, attempting to kill
The main argument expressed in the article "Greg Ousley is Sorry for Killing His Parents. is that Enough?" is that juveniles/kids should not be sentenced to prison for long term, even if they commit severe crimes, and they have the ability to rehabilitate themselves, so they should not serve this long term sentences when they are showing improvement. An example that gives the author is the case of Greg Ousley, a teen who killed his parents at the age of 14, and that now with a age of 33 years he still serving the 60 years sentence. The author Scott Anderson interviewed Greg during a few sessions.
The one teacher jumped on the lap of the other teacher, taking a bullet that would have hit the other teacher in the head. That same teacher who was shot was able to pull the fire alarm to save other lives. Almost three years ago to the day, another gunman open fired during a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” On July 19, 2012, in the Aurora, Colorado theater, James Holmes used an AR 15 rifle, a 12-gauge shotgun, and at least one 40-caliber handgun. He killed 12 people and injured 70 others. He was arrested outside the theater approximately seven minutes after someone called 911
A historical event can impact a lot of people such as the massacre at a theater in Aurora, Colorado in July 20, 2012. During the newest Batman movie debut “ ...A gunman opened fire..”(Wertheimer 1). Twelve people died, which impacted their family members, and other 70 people were injured during the shooting, and that’s why now they think twice before going to watch a movie again. ”Minutes after the attack, police arrested James Holmes.”(Wertheimer 1) , but is now at a state hospital undergoing a mental evaluation.http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nfh&AN=6XN201307201314&site=src-live&scope=site This impacts a lot of people such as Reyna. Reyna used to live in Colorado when the massacre happened.
Francois Hollande, the French president, was attending the game but was safely evacuated. Over the next 30 minuets, two more explosions go off near the stadium. 3 Shortly after the first explosion next to the soccer stadium, a few miles south of the Stade de France, armed gunmen begin shooting at an intersection. 4 They proceed down the street, shooting into multiple restaurants, and a bar. Around 9:40pm, a suicide bomber detonates inside another restaurant, a few blocks from the gunmen in the street.
American sniper Chris Kyle was murdered February 2, 2013. His murderer Eddie Ray Routh plead insane and blamed mental illness, he was found guilty of his crimes and sentenced to life in prison after the evidence of him ordering fast food after the murder was brought forth. An act he cannot perform with his “mental illness.” Ruth Lee Johnson J.D. graduate of Harvard Law school writes about the defense saying “Insanity is a legal term, not a medical term.” This gives the jury the power to determine insanity, opposed to a psychologist. Does the jury have the qualifications to make such decisions and even if some are truly insane how can you differentiate between them and those who want an easy way out?
First and foremost, I believe that everyone can work together and not fight all the time. What is sad is that when people are getting killed by their race like the 17 year old Brian ogle suffered 3 skull fractures after getting beaten up at an ace hardware store in the parking lot on September 30.Police arrested Quartez Walker 20 years,Bobby Brown 19 years,La Noah Ealy jr.18 years and Daceon Nix,20 years.The stupid thing is that he got beaten up just for saying blue lives matter on facebook. It just scares me to see a 17 year old kid getting beaten up for just saying that blue lives matter.