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Rampage Shootings: It's the Moral Decay of Society, not Guns

amperro Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 9:34 AM
Explain to me why the vast majority of people in this country who watch violent movies, or play violent video games, or listen to hard core music, or never go to church (or even have no religion at all), or are divorced or have divorced parents, NEVER go on shooting rampages or engage in any other anti-social behavior. P.S.: I SUPPORT the right to bear arms, so do not accuse me of blaming guns.
theabnranger Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:27 AM
Because those conditions increase the likelihood of otherwise bad behavior.
theabnranger Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:27 AM
Because those conditions increase the likelihood of otherwise bad behavior.
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:22 AM
Explain to me why tens of millions of people who watch "violent" movies or TV programs somehow never go on a rampage or commit any other kinds of crimes. Explain to me why plenty of religious people (and not just Muslims) commit the most vicious crimes imaginable.
woosterman Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:03 AM
Explain why when God was central and allowed in the schools these things did not happen!
jtholden82 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:00 AM
Many of them do engage in antisocial behavior. Visit your local penitentiary.
Cosda Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 9:58 AM
This killer, like the other mass killers, is mentally ill and chose the evil way out of his problems. Politicians aren't going to fix this with gun laws.

It should come as no surprise that the rate of mass shootings at schools and in other public places is increasing. The surge has nothing to do with guns, which have been widely available in the U.S. for years. Gun control laws have been increasing. Instead, there is a direct correlation between the increase in violence and the gradual degradation of morals, ethics and parenting. We are cultivating mental illness in our society.

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