4 comments on “Gunman: “Start Filming As Police Die”

  1. “what are we to think about how safe children are in what has become the killing fields of public schools?”

    An intelligent person might question the “Gun Free School Zone Act” and might ask why this law has made public schools magnets for these people. The Gun Free School Zone Act was like putting a huge sign on schools that said “COME KILL KIDS HERE – NO ONE WITH A GUN TO STOP YOU!”

    “Even with the layers of security imposed…”

    What you call “security” is not security. It is unarmed people who will not stop an armed crazy.

    If you want real security then allow law abiding people in schools to have firearms to stop them then it will stop very quickly. Most of the crazed killers want to commit suicide, but at their own hand – not at the hand of police or an armed citizen.

    If the principal at Newtown had had a loaded AR-15 herself the story would almost certainly have been a lot different and would not have included a lot of dead kids who died because of the sheer negligence of adults who thought a stupid law would protect their kids.

    lwk

  2. The killing fields of public schools, children in peril and (all too often when it happens) getting killed, and the media on hand to sensationalize, alarm, and push the horror. Sounds to me like the ever popular, soon to be a second movie in the series, recently published Hunger Games. If you thought those books were great, maybe you should rethink why you condone children killing children as entertainment, and then wonder why it happens in real life.

    Violence, gore, blood, and death are hyped in 1st person shooter games that teach children and teens how to kill mindlessly. TV and films desensitizes people to the actual consequences of death. And the perpetrators of the crimes frequently get more pity and support than the victims.

    I’d say society in the USA is pretty much out of control.

    • “Violence, gore, blood, and death are hyped in 1st person shooter games that teach children and teens how to kill mindlessly. TV and films desensitizes people to the actual consequences of death. And the perpetrators of the crimes frequently get more pity and support than the victims.”

      You might want to read Lt. Col. Dave Grossman’s book “On Killing.” He agrees on the video games and has written a later book specifically about their effect on society. It is on my “to read” list but haven’t gotten to it just yet.

      Don’t you find it amazing that Hollywood creates and endless stream of hyper-violent movies and then piously supports every form of gun control that comes along?

      “I’d say society in the USA is pretty much out of control.”

      It is particularly out of control when so many people hate guns more than they love children. That is, there are people that hate guns so much that they had rather leave their children defenseless in schools than allow some responsible adults to have guns in school to protect their children.

      • Thank you greatly for your comment. I do agree, this is very much a country out of control. If you are continuing to follow this story, you now know that the accused has suffered a long history of mental illness including bi-polar and according to his brother, set the family home on fire with 8 people asleep inside. Guns and mental illness seems to be the common theme running through crimes like this. And I will gladly add “On Killing” to my reading list.

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