Jan 18, 2013
Is American 'Acceptance of Violence' on the Rise? One month ago today, the Newtown school shooting deeply unsettled a society that sometimes seems inured to its high levels of gun violence. Certainly to a great extent, the horror of Newtown derives from the age of most of the victims (28 in all, 20 of whom were children aged 6 or 7). But the fact that this shooting is only the most recent in a string of similar events (including Seattle, Aurora, and Portland in 2012) has also deepened the impression it has made on many Americans.
For the full article written by David Jamieson, Joshua Estevan and Celinda Lake, in the Huffington Post online, click here