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Negative Effects Of School Shootings

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Experiencing a school shooting is by far one of the worst feelings that an individual can experience. Knowing how dreadfully impactful a school shooting can be to not only a teen or child’s life, but their family, society tries to keep incidents like school shootings from occuring. In articles “Here’s How to Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say,” and “No There Hasn’t Been 18 School Shootings in 2018, That number is flat wrong,” these articles thoroughly state how negatively impactful a school shooting can be in society. While one article supports this issue by sending advice on how to impede them, the other restates what a school shooting really is about; therefore, what would be considered a correctly based opinion towards these articles?…show more content…
Well, article “Here’s how to Prevent…” states “ for one thing, the very kids who bring weapons to school are more likely to report being bullied or threatened themselves ( Kamenetz 11).” Being fully aware of this, this may be a reason that leads a teen to react in such a violent manner, where a teen wishes the worst for their classmates and community. That is also the start of adverse approach where the teen reaches out to a gun. It could be argued that yes, teens react in such a violent manner because they were victims themselves in the…show more content…
It can most definitely be concurred that the number of school shootings in 2018 is wrong because according to the article “Everytown explains on its website that it defines a school shooting as “any time a firearm discharges a live round inside a school building or on a school campus or grounds.” It can be disagreed because first of all, if no one is harmed in the “shooting” the shooting should not be referred as a school shooting. There also may be cases when it is an accident as stated in the article, but Everytown yet refers to it as a school shooting. It can be argued that yes a disruption on school grounds did occur and it created a sudden scare to staff and students; however, no one was harmed and in the end of the day and everything is fine. Therefore, yes, I agree that Everytown sends misleading information and should be precautious into what a school shooting really
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