Breaking News Bar
posted: 2/24/2013 5:00 AM

Violence in media part of the problem

Success - Article sent! close

Great job, CBS, with the dress code for the Grammy Awards. Now let's take care of the violence part of the equation. Ban assault weapons from movies and prime time TV. As a result of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting most reasonable people would approve.

If troubled people are not shown how to use assault weapons as a way to get even or to make a media moment, they may find some other outlet for their problems. I went to a gas station mart and a guy was buying some intoxicating drinks and renting extremely violent movie; he said he had some crack cocaine to help him "get into his movie." How would you like to be his neighbor?

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Ed Smetana

Arlington Heights

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.