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(14,081 posts)
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 10:06 PM Dec 2021

Who could put out a PSA to kids

Who think their life has no meaning by showing the reality of kids who shot up schools n what their life is like in prison. Tell it like it is. There are resources before you absolutely have no meaning in life. No messing around b/c kids know fluff. Something has to be done before they take this act to destroy lives. Show the reality of what their actions do. Not just they’re going to jail but lives lost n shattered. Do you think it would do any good?


(28,199 posts)
1. I think this kid is doomed, his parents won't even show up to be arrested
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 10:10 PM
Dec 2021

If I were a parent of one of the children shot, I would have a hard time restraining myself from committing violence against his two parents


(2,186 posts)
2. IIRC, some local police would do programs,
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 10:15 PM
Dec 2021

can't think of the "get tough" one right at the moment. The one where they treated kids just starting down the wrong path as if they were criminals, having ex-cons come in and give talks, etc. Short staffing will kill those, most likely.


(2,186 posts)
5. That's the one I was thinking of.
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 10:24 PM
Dec 2021

Only "PSA" that came to mind. Pamphlets would probably just be pitched.


(21,396 posts)
3. How can we say "there are resources" when Ethan Crumbley wrote "the thoughts won't stop, help me,"
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 10:22 PM
Dec 2021

the day of the shooting, and people saw it, and no one helped him?


(13,977 posts)
6. Fuck helping him, nobody even STOPPED him...
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 10:29 PM
Dec 2021

What the fuck is all this police state, zero tolerance, criminalize everything system even for???

(rhetorical question -- mass incarceration and disenfranchisement of minorities, enrichment of the already privileged, and authoritarian jerking off, I know...)


(42,042 posts)
7. The PSA should be to adults. Adults have failed the children of America.
Fri Dec 3, 2021, 11:38 PM
Dec 2021

Adults have failed to keep children safe in school.

And forced children to be the ones responsible to stay safe during an active shooter situation.


(33,932 posts)
8. Scare tactics don't do much.
Sat Dec 4, 2021, 12:10 AM
Dec 2021

And very few parents have the emotional honesty to recognize that their kids might harm others.

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