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he Effects of Gun Violence in the US It was the massacre at Columbine High School on April 20 1999 that sparked Americas attention to gun violence People finally started realizing that guns were a problem and nearly everyone was asking how something like this could have happened Kids were no longer feeling safe at school and parents no longer felt safe sending them The effects of this resulted in a media frenzy The media in turned scared the public and the public reacted by demanding a change This has continued since then and the only change accomplished has been a rise in the gun violence statistics Its no question that gun violence gets the medias attention especially when children are involved In the aftermath of Columbine there was an expert on every channel blaming someone or something new for the actions of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold Was it the music the movies the video games Could it have been the drugs or toy guns No one really knew but the media had America scared of all of them One of the people ridiculed most rocker Marilyn Manson spoke in his own defense in the documentary Bowling for Columbine He said The president was shooting bombs overseas the day of the Columbine massacre Yet Im a bad guy because I sing rock and roll songs Whos a bigger influence the president or Marilyn Manson I think its ironic that nobody said maybe the President had an influence on this violent behavior Bowling Fear that this could happen again was on everyones mind In order to prevent it schools installed metal detectors and instilled stricter dress codes Bowling The fear that had built up in Americans do to the vast media attention hit a boiling point Schools were suspending and expelling kids left and right One school in particular suspended a first grader for pointing a chicken strip at a teacher and saying Pow
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