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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As they rather breathlessly inform their readers, Garbarino published his last jaunt through the adolescent "dark side," Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them, on April 20, 1999, the day of the Littleton massacre.
At another time, the person needing attention could be a victim, as in the similar death of an athletic coach during the Littleton massacre, or even a hostage forced to act as a gun-toting decoy.
With a stark and terrible clarity, the Littleton massacre alerted us to the multiple ways violence pervades our society.
Around the time the Littleton massacre occurred, researcher Gary Gardner showed me the first draft of his article for this issue, "Why Share?
But it is also blamed for pornography, bomb-making recipes, hate-group literature, the Littleton massacre, spamming, and fraud.
We need to take all the action we can", added Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, who following the Littleton massacre decided to remove violent video games from the city's airport.
CBS Television CEO Leslie Moonves says his decision to pass on the Mafia drama "Falcone" was influenced by the Littleton massacre.
Certainly none is obvious in the case of the Littleton massacre.
The incident was the most serious in a wave of gun and bomb scares in US schools since the Littleton massacre.
President Clinton told the American people they must teach their children that violence is not the way to solve problems after the Littleton massacre.
As a long-time advocate of extending back-ground checks to all private transfers of guns, not just the few that take place at gun shows, I worry that the real merits of such a step will be obscured by the inane debate over the nonexistent link between gun shows and the Littleton massacre.
In fact, anyone with an agenda found that, with enough effort, he could find a way to tie his wagon to the Littleton massacre.