Columbine High School Massacre


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An event that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado, in which two heavily armed students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, attacked their schoolmates, killing 12 students and one teacher and injuring another 21 students. The pair then committed suicide
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In 1999, the Columbine High School massacre took place in Colorado as two students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, shot and killed 12 classmates and one teacher before taking their own lives.
Take the 1999 Columbine high school massacre, for example, an unthinkable atrocity in which two senior students murdered 12 fellow pupils and a teacher in cold blood, injuring dozens of others in the process.
Thirteen died in Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold's 1999 Columbine high school massacre in Colorado.
THE jury in the trial of a teenager accused of planning a repeat of the Columbine high school massacre has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict on his terrorism charges.
Like many survivors of the Columbine High School massacre, Kathy Carlston never really left the experience behind.
This book also benefits from his 'insider' knowledge as a gamer and hacker, which is particularly evident in his compelling arguments regarding video games and violence in response to the Columbine High School massacre.
In several interviews after his arrest, Kusick told agents he was obsessed two mass shootings that happened in the Denver area, 1999's Columbine High School massacre and the murder spree at a Batman movie in Aurora in July 2012.
In one notable instance, a Colorado judge dismissed a $5 billion lawsuit that relatives of several Columbine High School massacre victims brought against 25 entertainment companies, saying that the businesses could not have anticipated that their products would incite real-life violence.
The shooting in Colorado, the Columbine High School massacre in April 1999, and the Fort Hood killings all raise serious questions about how guns are handled and whether the government needs to legislate stricter laws in dealing with them.
Courts have also ruled that the link between fictional and actual violence is too tenuous to justify such claims: After the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, a Colorado judge dismissed a lawsuit against 25 entertainment companies, saying that they could not have foreseen that their products would incite the shooters to violence.
Important points in both books--such as quotes regarding a controversial computer game the killers in the Columbine High School massacre played or the effects of Chernobyl on people-are highlighted as a brief overview on pages with black backgrounds, which allows readers to reflect on what they are reading.
This study focuses on the 1999 Columbine High School Massacre to try to explain certain kinds of behavior.