I know this has nothing to do with football but is just something on my mind. Today on the news they kept showing footage from a school shooting in Ohio. A 17 year old came into school and opened fire on other students in the cafeteria during breakfast. He hit 5 students and as of now 2 have died from there injuries and another is listed in critical condition. Since the Columbine shooting it seems that this just keeps happening. I ask myself why? Why do these kids get to a point where they think that shooting is the answer to fix something? Why are they turning to violence as an answer? When I was in schoolI never had to worry about that possibilty. Now there are schools with metal detectors. I think every school around here where I live have "resource officers" . Really they are just older cops. At the closest High School to where I live they have drug dogs randomly go sniff the lockers. I just think what is the world coming to? Is this how we want the children to grow up? Grow up where violence, cops walking around the school, metal detectors, and drug dogs are the norm. There has always been bullying, but now its so bad kids are coimmitting suicide over it. What can we do to help make this a better environment for the youth? Why do things get so extreme now? Are kids not getting the life skills they need to know how to deal with problems? Is there so much violence publlicized that it is sending them messages? Somehow we need to teach that violence is never the answer. We need to let children know if they are being bullied that someone is here for them. Someone cares, do not go and hurt yourself or even end your life over it. Maybe we all need to be more vigilant as parents, adults, aunts, uncles, teachers, friends, etc. I do not know the answer but I think something needs to be done. A friend of mine has a kid in elementary school and they had an evacuation for a bomb threat. It is just getting so out of hand. Too much tragedy, heartache, and pain. Too many young people have lost there lives. What can we do to change any of this? Is there anything we can do? I would appreciate anyone's opinion here. This is just a topic that truly upsets me to the core. I just don't understand why it keeps happening.