Q: How have they improved since the Columbine tragedy
? What about since Parkland, Florida's mass shooting?
The debate over how to stop mass shootings has been raging in the United States for years, ever since the Columbine tragedy
. In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, survivors are calling for increased gun control and assault weapons bans.
Schools across our nation have been conducting lockdown drills since the April 1999 Columbine tragedy
. The reality is that we must continue to be extremely vigilant, and we must make safety our priority.
Founded in honor of Rachel Joy Scott, the first teen to be killed in the 1999 Columbine tragedy
, the organization aims to spread Rachel's philosophy that "people will never know how far a little kindness can go.'' A group of students was so inspired by the presentation, they formed the club.
If the 1993 murder of toddler James Bulger in Liverpool by two ten-year-olds serves as a reference point for the (European) Haneke chapters, the two films Waldron treats in his lengthy postscript, Gus Van Sant's Elephant (2003), and Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), are shadowed by the Columbine tragedy
. While these films seem even more relevant now due to the recent rise in school shootings, this postscript is not as grounded in the philosophical and theological literature as previous chapters.
It talks about the Columbine tragedy
, it talks about various other incidents too.
Safe2Tell is an organization that started working with PublicEngines immediately after the Columbine tragedy
. Safe2Tell is a nonprofit that provides a single platform that allows for easy access to students, teachers, and parents.
Most notable is the Columbine Tragedy
. As the South Area Lead Responder and Department Chair at neighboring Chatfield HS, he was partially responsible for the arduous task of relocating an entire high school (Columbine) to that campus, on a split schedule.
Among the many disturbing insights in Cullen's very well-written--it reads like a good novel--and well-researched--although Cullen clearly went through a mountain of evidence very carefully and interviewed nearly everyone involved, readers should also know that there are folks close to the tragedy who seem to disagree with some of his facts and assertions--book is that the police had obtained a search warrant for Harris's house before the attack but never executed it.They denied for months and months that they even had a clue that Harris was dangerous, let alone that they had successfully sought a search warrant for the mastermind of the Columbine tragedy
The last time I had the opportunity to talk with Bill was at the NRA annual meeting held in Denver in 1999, shortly following the Columbine tragedy
Eric Harris, one of the gunmen in the infamous 1999 Columbine tragedy
had been prescribed an anti-depressant; as had Kip Kinkel, who killed his parents and classmates at Thurston High School in Oregon in 1998.
Like "Elephant," it's inspired by the Columbine tragedy
, but unlike Gus Van Sant's film, it posits a rationale for the violence.