California passed its bill of gun control laws after a long history of mass shootings. Some of these include Stockton schoolyard shooting, a San Francisco law firm, and Roseburg, Oregon. Stricter gun laws ever first introduced after the Newtown Connecticut shooting. Six more gun control bills were passed after a terrorist attack in San Bernardino that left 14 people dead. Connecticut signed strict gun laws after earlier mentioned Newtown Connecticut shooting.The Newtown shooting took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School where 28 people were killed.
Boston Marathon Bombing The Boston Marathon Bombing was a big and terrifying event. This event injured many people. In this essay I will tell you who the terrorists were that planned and were a part of the attack. I will also tell you what the bomb was made of and I will tell you about the final outcome of the bombing. (History.com) There were only two terrorist that planned and were a part of the attack.Twentysix year old Tamerian & nineteen year old Dzhopkartarvu Ev where the two terrorist that planned and were a part of the attack.
On August 9, 2014 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Crowds soon formed as the word of what happened travel across the world. This is like the shot her around the world in the American Civil War. With racial tension in America already at a high point, this event was a breaking point. Thinking back to the Civil Rights movement that went on for fifteen years this tragic event can be compared to that.
October 2nd, 2002 was the start of a long and horrific three weeks in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. People were terrified to be in the area and everyone was on edge. What appeared to be random killings, turned out to be a well-organized series of senseless shootings that took the lives of ten innocent people. After days of people being scared to death and much confusion, investigators discovered that there were two suspects in the shootings; John Allen Muhammad and his teenage partner Lee Boyd Malvo and they were in a blue 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan designed to terrorize people. This break in the case came when one of the suspects called the tip hotline and told them to look into a murder in Alabama, which lead to the case being
Major Nidal Malik Hasan, born and primarily raised in Arlington County, southwestern Virginia, is convicted of shooting 13 people to death, including one civilian, and injuring 32 others in the Fort Hood mass shooting on November 5, 2009. After a long period of trials, Hasan finally admitted his shooting and in the end of the story he was executed on August 28, 2013. Nidal Malik Hasan was born in September 8, 1970 in Virginia. His parents were immigrated to the United States from Palestine. Hasan was raised in this Muslim family along with two younger brothers.
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
Nichols admits to helping McVeigh choose materials to construct the bomb, and even helped McVeigh the day before the bombing with building the bomb in the back of the rental Ryder truck. Even though Nichols was charged with his connection to the Oklahoma City bombings, Nichols had denied his involvement for many years. A search of Nichols home after his arrest found that he had blasting caps, guns, and a receipt that showed the purchase of ammonium nitrate that exceeded what an individual would need for personal use for lawn care. In addition, Michael Fortier was charged and sentenced to ten years after law enforcement found out that Fortier knew about McVeigh’s plans for the Oklahoma City bombing, and his failure to report it. Fortier also assisted McVeigh by receiving stolen weapons from Terry Nichols, selling the weapons, and upon McVeigh’s request, giving the money he made off of the stolen weapons to Nichols.
Muammar Gaddafi was born in a tent In 1942 in western Libya. From an early age, Gaddafi grew to resent the Westerners (Italians) who occupied Libya and killed his grandfather. Gaddafi was taught the religion of Islam from a young age, and became a devout Muslim. (Latson 1) Gaddafi eventually joined the military after he dropped out of college, and learned English in Britain. During the 50’s and 60’s, a man named King Idris ruled over Libya.
An end-year celebration at the social services center Inland Regional turned into a deadly shooting after being raided by a couple. Identified as 28-year-old Syad Farook and 29-year-old Tashfeen Malik, the couple left 14 dead and 21 wounded inside a packed conference room rented by the country’s public health department. Both attackers were armed with assault rifles and handguns, all legally purchased, and a remote-controlled car with explosives attached. The couple managed to escape for a few hours after the attack before being killed in a shootout with police, leading officials to discover 1,600 rounds of ammunition on their bodies and in the car. Upon the discovery of extensive amount of ammunition, police searched the couple’s house unveiling
Today, 14 people were killed and 17 others were wounded by the mass shooting that occurred in San Bernardino- California. Three gunmen entered the social service center located in San Bernardino and opened fire on people. Witnesses claimed that the shooters were armed with long guns, wearing ski masks and military-style vests. The chief police Jarrod Burguan alarmed the people to be safe because one of the killers is still free and they didn’t find him yet. However, the police managed to identify one of the killers called Syed Farooq.
As we learned in week 1, the Boston Marathon Bombers set of two bombs killing several people and injuring even more. They also killed an MIT Police Officer. Both of the Boston Marathon Bombers had emigrated from Chechnya to the United States. One of the brother’s girlfriends had reported an increased interest in radical Islam, and he took a trip to Russia that concerned the Russian FSB prior to the bombing (DHS, CIA, DOJ, 2014). Chechnya is a country that has become somewhat known for Islamic Terrorism, and it could be speculated that the brother may have taken some interest in terrorism while visiting his
He killed twelve people and wounded another 58.But just a few weeks later, another American community faced the unimaginable grief that cities like Tucson and Aurora knew too well. In Oak Creek, Wisconsin, a shooting in a Sikh temple left six people dead and four more wounded. Despite witnessing these tragedies again and again and again, nothing could have steeled the nation for what would happen in Newtown, Connecticut. On December 14, 2012, the day had just begun at Sandy Hook Elementary when a man broke into the school and started shooting. Within minutes, twenty of Sandy Hook’s first graders – 6 and 7 year olds – were killed in their classrooms.
When the authorities arrived at the scene they were told that the kid shot himself while there were several children and a few adults there at the time of the shooting. Provencio could be facing 10 years in a prison on a charge of involentary manslaughter. How this affects the world beyond is that the people will start to see how dangerous
Coloradoan Anti-Abortionist to be charged with Terrorism The police in Colorado is thinking of charging a man, named Dear, with terrorism. Dear have been talking incoherent things about ‘baby parts’ after being arrested and is said to be a very strong anti-abortionist. Dear has been arrested few days back for barging in Planned Parenthood clinic armed and then suddenly opening fire. In the blind shooting, he managed to kill 3 people and left 9 wounded here in Colorado. Vicki Cowart, CEO of Planned Parenthood clinic gave a statement on Sunday stating that Dear wanted to target the patients receiving treatment in the clinic and he had evidence to prove his views as well.