Skip to comments.Rampage Killing in Russia and the United States form “Media Contagion Cluster”
Posted on 11/21/2018 11:23:38 AM PST by marktwain
On October 17, 2018, a student at a technical college in the Crimean city of Kerch carried out a Columbine-style rampage attack. He committed suicide at the end of his attack. He killed 20 people and wounded 70 more, many of them severely. I will not mention his name. It is included in the excerpt below.
There are very restrictive gun control laws in place in Crimea.
The murderer legally obtained a shotgun by performing all that was required, including a medical exam, and joining a local gun club. He purchased 150 rounds of ammunition a month before the attack.
In addition to the homemade bomb mentioned below, he used several homemade grenades during the attack. The bomb and grenades were illegal for him to make and use. From cbc.ca:
Authorities have said 18-year-old student Vladislav Roslyakov carried out the attack, using a rifle and a homemade bomb to kill 20 others, including 15 teenagers and five adults. Forty others remain in hospital, many with horrific injuries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Western influences for Wednesday's shooting at Kerch Polytechnic College, suggesting globalization and social networks are creating false heroes for young people and leading them to violence.
According to Russian media reports, Roslyakov made social media posts suggesting he was inspired by the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School outside Denver that killed 13.
President Putin is not the only person suggesting that the aggrandizement of rampage shooters is a major motivator.
(Excerpt) Read more at ammoland.com ...
Media contagion is a primary cause of mass murder.
It’s the Columbine effect..................
It's a two-fer.
It's a two-fer.
Columbine couldn’t have happened. The Clinton Assault Weapon Ban was in place at that time.
It was all a pigment of your imagined nation..............
***The three mass murders from October 17 in Crimea***
The TV news has had only one thing on it’s mind during that time. KHASHOGGI! KHASSHOGGI! KHASHOGGI!
Everything else was put on the back burner.
The main cause is a
That is what assembles
These tools to kill.
The acts of others may
Inspire but they can
Not pull the Trigger.
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