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William Vahey Bowling for Columbine “Bowling for Columbine” was a very interesting movie. When it happened, I was too young to understand what was really going on but as I watched the security footage, I realized how tragic this event was and how it changed society as a whole. The movie showed schools setting up security stations with walk-through metal detectors and it showed the students walking through them. Because of the events at Columbine high school, the American people became terrified and tried to make every precaution to prevent something like this from ever happening again. The National Rifle Association (NRA) was mentioned a lot in this movie. People blamed the Columbine incident on them because of what they stood for.
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Unformatted text preview: People also put the blame on Rock and Roll artist Marilyn Manson. Manson believes that it’s the parents are to blame, and the NRA didn’t seem to mention the incident, they were more concerned with upholding the right to bear arms. The most intriguing part of the whole movie was where they showed a child and explained how even the most innocent children are capable of causing a lot of harm. They proceeded to do this by having this child pull out hand pistols, semi-automatic weapons, and a rifle out from under his t-shirt. The child must have pulled out a dozen guns at the least. I agree with what the movie was saying and I believe that the media had a lot to do with the way the American people reacted. They frightened America....
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  • Spring '08
  • sin
  • Columbine High School massacre, National Rifle Association, Columbine High School, Marilyn Manson, Columbine, Bowling for Columbine

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