Even the prosecuting attorney for his case stated, “I don’t doubt for a second, never have doubted, that had he not been caught, Eric Smith would have killed again,” (When Children Kill By: Diane Kratz Feb 11, 2013 Aside) According to Phil Chalmers, a teen violence and youth culture expert, there are usually specific reasons why teens kill. They include being bullied at school, depression, lack of guidance or discipline and even mental illness are just to name a few. (Inside The Mind Of a Teen Killer; 2009 Nelson, Phil Chalmers). Eric Smith appeared to have many of those
In accordance with David Scott, author of the article “Virginia Mc Martin Dies at 88; Figure in Case on Child Abuse”, it was suggested that this letters contaminated the case from the beginning. In the letter, they could find the name of Raymond Buckey causing hysteria among the children’s parents. Five employees of the daycare were taken into custody and charged with over 120 counts of child abuse that in the end turned to 321 charges involving 49 children. The news of the case soon spread throughout the country. Supposed allegations of child abuse began surfacing in dozens of pre-schools.
It was a typical Friday morning—and let’s not kid ourselves, most teachers enjoy Fridays. But this day would be different for first-grade teacher Vicki Soto. When a gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary, killing twenty-six people, Vicki threw herself in front of her students, while many of her other pupils had already been hidden in a nearby bathroom. And while we mourn the deaths of those women and children who perished, we can see true heroism in what Vicki Soto and others showed on that tragic day.
In the recent news, everyone’s heard of the rise in hate crime. Most hate crime is “motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice, typically one involving violence,” (Dictionary.com). Hate crimes have spanned across the country and impact thousands of lives each year. The FBI started investigating hate crimes at the turn of the 20th century. The FBI define hate crime as, “criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias against a race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, or gender identity,” (FBI).
2 Serial Killers and Ways of Killing Mrs.Stubbs-Mesumbe Business Law 1 Saul Martinez November 28,2016 For my term paper I am doing 2 serial killers that murdered people and even children. Those 2 serial killers are Arthur Shawcross and Ted Bundy.
Another mass shooting story is the mass shooting of Columbine High School. According to an article posted by Jennifer Rosenberg on about.com, Columbine High School is located in Littleton, Colorado. This incident took place on April 20th of 1999. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris were the two high school aged boys that committed this horrific act. The boys planned to kill hundreds of their peers using guns, knives and bombs.
News & World Report in which it described the violence that occurred due to David Koresh and his followers. According to this article, “The Final Days of David Koresh,”, it stated “ But not before some Koreshians may have committed the most unforgivable sin. U.S. News has learned that top-ranking FBI official now believe virtually all the children at Ranch Apocalypse, 17 of them under age 10, almost certainly were killed before the first flames from the Davidians’ compound were spotted.” The Davidians even killed children, their violence really had no limit. According to the article, it stated, “One top official says the theory is that the shooting was directed at the children because they were easy to round up: Getting the adults in such short time would have been much more difficult.”
A teacher’s son, clad in black and carrying two 9mm pistols rampaged through a Connecticut elementary school, killing 20 small children and six adults, a tragedy President Obama said had “broken the hearts of America” (Williams).” Many people believe that the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was planned because of the odd demeanor of the parents or victim, Emilie Parker, the medical personnel who were turned away from the scene, why care flight helicopters were never requested, and questions concerning the validity of the medical examiner. This tragic event was not at all planned because all of these questions can be reasonably answered. One of the reasons people question the tragedy of the Sandy Hook massacre is because of the strange
Who would do such a thing? The short story, Ballad of Birmingham is based on a very horrific time frame in history. It is referred to as “The most heinous crime in the history of the civil rights movement” (Alabama University Professors pg. 110).Members of the Ku Klux Klan who made national headlines in the 60’s took the lives of four innocent children who were completely blindsided as their lives were taken in the center of a church. It’s appalling how back then people convinced themselves that they had a logical reason to commit such a horrendous hate crimes.
Some would say, Dennis Nilsen, Adam Lanza, and Anders Behring Breivik are synonymous. All are murderers right? Contrary to popular belief, all three murderers are categorized individually. Nilsen, a British serial killer, and necrophiliac is infamous for strangling, drowning and dismembering fifteen young men/boys amid 1978-1983 in London, England. Adam Lanza, on the other hand, shot and killed his mother and then murdered 20 first graders and six faculty members before committing suicide.
How did 9/11 affect Sikhs in the United States? On September 11, 2001, 19 militants linked with al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks on different locations in the United States. Roughly 3,000 people were wrongly killed. This tragedy affected Americans all over the country, but one specific religion was attacked twice; first by terrorists, then by their fellow Americans.
At the age of 13, Javier Robledo was diagnosed with Conduct Disorder due to continually bullying other class mates, and killing multiple animals in his neighborhood. At the age of 18, Mr. Robledo decided to drop out of school. At this time, he was court ordered to attend counselling. While attending counseling, he was then diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder.
(NBC para.1) Al Queda was the most dangerous and feared terrorist group and caused millions of people a lifetime of fear and grief. Osama bin Laden was a horrible man who took the lives of thousands and his assassination gave the world a sigh of relief. Although