Jackson asserts that the globe isn’t as wholesome due to the fact that nowadays, kids “are exposed to all kinds of horrible stuff nowadays.”
This checks out as if it was drawn from the front-page heading of a 1994 paper. For those of you that keep in mind throughout the Golden Era of Hip Hop when Rap was condemned for almost every fierce case in America, political leaders would certainly require to electrical outlets as well as Congress to reduce the category. It does not appear that much has actually altered, a minimum of except Texas Congressman Ronny Jackson that changed the Uvalde school shooting conversation far from weapon control as well as towards enjoyment.
Whenever disasters such as what took place in Texas happen—the loss of 19 children as well as 2 of their educators through 18-year-old Salvador Ramos—there come weeks of finger-pointing regarding that is responsible. Rep. Jackson articulated his ideas throughout a current meeting.
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“Our prayers and our thoughts are with the families there,” said Jackson. “It’s just unbelievable, an unbelievable evil.” He recognized that conversations about the Second Amendment and gun control laws will arise, but he wanted to focus on “how something like this [could] happen.”
“I grew up in a small town in West Texas, no too much smaller than Uvalde, and I could never imagine something like this happening when I grew up, but when I grew up, things were different. There was a focus on family and community and church,” Jackson added. “We knew each other and I’m not saying that the people in Uvalde don’t know each other, but I think that’s been robbed from [us]. I think that our culture has changed over the last 30 to 40 years.”
“And I just think that kids are exposed to all kinds of horrible stuff nowadays, too. I look back and I think about the horrible stuff that they hear when they listen to Rap music, the video games that they watch from a really early age with all of this horrible violence and stuff, and I just think that…they have this access to the internet on a regular basis, which is just not good for kids, I don’t think.”
He after that claimed that no person ought to be “pointing fingers too much right now.” Watch it listed below.