Drop the Stigma

To keep kids from lashing out, parents must urge them to accept help

The alarm that sounded in Littleton should wake up all Americans to the special needs of our children. This nightmare is ours because of this hard truth: the toxic culture of guns and screen violence that kids have to navigate has been created by adults who are supposed to offer protection and guidance.

We must ask ourselves, What are we, as the adult community, going to do? Yes, the entertainment industry needs to stop selling mayhem to children. Yes, the gun industry needs to stop fighting to put a gun within everyone's reach. Yes, politicians need to look at these...

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