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

Eileen167 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 2:03 PM
ummm, the moral decay argument is the only argument that matters. Broken and dysfuntional families are the reason for a tremendous amount of misery. My college age son and I don't see eye to eye on politics but he has plenty of anecdotes about kids his age who have struggled because of the homes they grew up in. He's grateful that our family is close and supportive. You don't have to look at studies. Just look around.

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.

Parents are allowing television and video games to increasingly babysit their children, even though both have become full of gratuitous violence. A New...