TMZ LIVE: President Trump Links Mass Shootings to Violent Video Games Like 'Call of Duty' (COD), SO DO I. President Donald Trump believes video games are partly to blame for the mass shootings in America -- claiming the "glorification of violence" is desensitizing potential real-life killers. POTUS just delivered a speech from the White House in the wake of 2 mass shootings over the weekend in Ohio and Texas ... where 29 people were killed by domestic terrorists. During his speech Monday morning, Trump noted 3 things the government can do to address the threat ... one of which is do a better job of regulating video game violence.
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10 SIGNIFICANT MASS SHOOTINGS FROM AROUND THE USA AT SCHOOLS, THEATERS, EVENTS, GATHERINGS AND WALMART FROM 1999 TO 2019. 10 YEARS OF STRONG INDICATION OF INFLUENCE FROM VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES LIKE CALL OF DUTY (COD) ON TEENS AND 20 SOMETHING MALES AND MASS MURDER. THEY ARE FOLLOWING THE 'SCRIPT' FROM THE GAMES, WORKING THEIR WAY THROUGH HALLS AND AROUND BARRIERS WITH THEIR RIFLE JUST LIKE IN THE VIDEO GAME AND SHOOTING ANY MOVING TARGET. THEY HAVE BECOME SOCIOPATHS, NO FEELING FOR THE HUMANS THEY KILL, THEY ARE JUST TARGETS TO THEM. MASS SHOOTERS LIKE PATRICK CRUSIUS IN EL PASO VIEW VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES AND THEN FOLLOW THE SCRIPT.
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“Patrick Crusius followed the SCRIPT, Don’t attack heavily guarded areas to fulfill your super soldier COD fantasy. Attack low security targets (like El Paso Walmart).” Mass shooter who feels socially marginal, who is not accepted by his — by kids he'd like to be friends with, is looking for a way to reverse his reputation, go out as a notorious character rather than as a loser. They're not just going quietly into the night. They want to go out in a blaze of glory because they want to be seen differently from the way they're typically seen in their community, which is as a loser.
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1). AUGUST4 2019 NIGHTCLUB DAYTON MASS SHOOTING OH, SHOOTER CONNOR BETTS AGE 24 FATALITIES 9, motivated by violent video games.
2). AUGUST 3 2019 WALMART EL PASO MASS SHOOTING TX, SHOOTER PATRICK CRUSIUS AGE 21 FATALITIES 20, motivated by violent video games.
3). JULY 28 2019 GARLIC FESTIVAL MASS SHOOTING GILROY CA SHOOTER SANTINO LaGAN FATALITIES 3.
4). NOVEMBER 17 2018 THOUSANDS OAKS NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING CA SHOOTER IAN LONG AGE 28 FATALITIES 12, motivated by violent video games.
5). MAY 18 2018 SANTA FE SCHOOL SHOOTING TX, SHOOTER DIMITRIOS PAGOURTZIS AGE 17 FATALITIES 10.
6). FEBRUARY 14 2018 PARKLAND SCHOOL SHOOTING FLORIDA, SHOOTER NIKOLAS CRUZ AGE 19 FATALITIES 17, motivated by violent video games.
7). JULY 20 2013 AURORA THEATER MASS SHOOTING CO, SHOOTER JAMES HOLMES AGE 25 FATALITIES 12, motivated by violent video games.
8). DECEMBER 16 2012 SANDY HOOK SCHOOL SHOOTING CONN, SHOOTER ADAM LANZA AGE 20 FATALITIES 26, motivated by violent video games.
9). APRIL 15 2007 VIRGINIA TECH SCHOOL SHOOTING VA SHOOTER SEUNG HUI CHO AGE 26 FATALITIES 32, motivated by violent video games.
10). APRIL 20 1999 COLUMBINE SCHOOL SHOOTING CO, SHOOTER ERIC HARRIS DYLAN KLEBOLD FATALITIES 13, motivated by violent video games.
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AUGUST 3 2019 WALMART EL PASO MASS SHOOTING TX. The gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, a 21-year-old from Allen, Texas, opened fire at a packed Walmart near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso with an assault rifle, killing 20 people and wounding dozens. A hate-filled “manifesto,” as police called it, published online before the El Paso shooting, has been linked to Patrick Crusius. On “Fox & Friends,” Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick noted the document’s apparent reference to the video game “Call of Duty.” (From the document: “Don’t attack heavily guarded areas to fulfill your super soldier COD fantasy. Attack low security targets.”) “In this manifesto that we believe is from the shooter … he talks about living out his super soldier fantasy on ‘Call of Duty,’” Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick said. “We’ve always had guns. We’ve always had evil. But what’s changed where we see this rash of shooting?” he continued, calling violent video games “the common denominator.”
MOST LIKELY 30 ROUND MAGAZINES. EL PASO WALMART SHOOTER AK-47 TYPE RIFLE WITH 7.62×39 AMMO FULL METAL JACKET...Patrick Crusius, was armed with an AK-47-style assault rifle and wearing dark clothing and earmuff-style hearing protection. He began firing on victims in the Walmart parking lot, then continued his rampage inside shooting took place at a Walmart. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that 20 people were killed, and police said 26 others were injured and have been taken to local hospitals law enforcement source in El Paso told the Washington Examiner that Patrick Crusius 21 is the name of the individual taken into custody. He wanted to be a super soldier for his Call of Duty game" alleged manifesto does mention that video game saying: "Remember: it is not cowardly to pick low hanging fruit. AKA Don’t attack heavily guarded areas to fulfill your super soldier COD fantasy. Attack low security targets."How Many iPhones Does It Take to Stop an AK-47 Bullet? You know that time that Teddy Roosvelt got shot during a speech, and the paper in his pocket slowed the bullet enough that he was still able to deliver the 90-minute speech? He's lucky he wasn't reading it off an iPhone. Obviously one iPhone can't stop (or even really slow) a bullet. But if you have enough, they must be able to stop it right? I mean, if water balloons can pull it off. EverythingApplePro endeavored to find out, and the answer is more than you carry, but maybe less than you'd think.
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On social media, Connor Betts biography started to emerge. On his Twitter page, reviewed by Heavy, he described himself as “he/him / anime fan / metalhead / leftist / i’m going to hell and i’m not coming back.” He wrote on Twitter that he would happily vote for Democrat Elizabeth Warren, praised Satan, was upset about the 2016 presidential election results, and added, “I want socialism, and i’ll not wait for the idiots to finally come round to understanding. On Nov. 2, 2018, he wrote: “Vote blue for gods sake.” A former classmate told CNN the list was divided into a “kill list” for boys and a “rape list” for girls. Another classmate told CNN: “He loved to look at you and pretend to shoot with guns, guns with his hands.” One classmate said he'd been bullied in high school and responded by making a hit list. "He had a plan to shoot up the high school," said Laura Wakeley, who attended Bellbrook High School with him. The top Republican in the House expressed concern about the influence of video games following the two deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend.“The idea of these video games, they dehumanize individuals to have a game of shooting individuals and others,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said in an interview on Fox News on Sunday.
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FEBRUARY 14 2018 PARKLAND SCHOOL SHOOTING FLORIDA “Die, die, die,” the Parkland school shooter wrote in a story for language arts class in middle school. His explanation: It was a line from his “Call of Duty” warfare video game booklet. Teachers were concerned that he was spending too much time playing “inappropriate” video games — as much as 15 hours a day, some neighbors told investigators. His mother struggled to limit his playing time, believing it was a source of his hostility at home. One contention is that mental health professionals, working for Henderson Behavioral Health, did not properly diagnose or treat Nikolas Cruz and, actually, provided therapies that aggravated his condition. The allegations included having him sign personal contracts that included playing violent video games as a form of anger management.
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DECEMBER 16 2012 SANDY HOOK SCHOOL SHOOTING CONN CBS News correspondent Bob Orr reports that Adam Lanza was motivated by violent video games and a strong desire to top Norwegian mass shooter Anders Breivik's toll of 77 deaths during his July 2011 massacre, citing law enforcement sources. He reports that Lanza targeted nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School during the December shooting because it was the "easiest target" with the "largest cluster of people." Law enforcement reportedly discovered a "trove" of violent video games from the shooter's basement, according to Orr, where the 20-year-old spent hours alone, playing with windows blacked out, honing his computer shooting skills. Lanza also visited gun ranges multiple times with his mother, Nancy.
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APRIL 20 1999 COLUMBINE SCHOOL SHOOTING CO. The American Medical Association flirted with adding video game addiction to its list of mental illnesses before deciding on “more study” and a firm call for parents to watch their children more closely. One question raised by classifying gaming as a potentially addictive behavior concerns withdrawal — specifically, how people react when they lose their fix. Jerald Block, a researcher and psychiatrist in Portland, has concluded that Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold went on their shooting rampage at Columbine High School after their parents took away their video game privileges. They “relied on the virtual world of computer games to express their rage and to spend time, and cutting them off in 1998 sent them into crisis,” he said, according to The Denver Post. The findings, published this month in the American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, were the result of an analysis of thousands of pages from the criminal investigation. The author bolsters his claim by citing previous outbursts of violence from Mr. Harris and Mr. Klebold that followed other video game bans.
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APRIL 15 2007 VIRGINIA TECH SCHOOL SHOOTING VA SHOOTER SEUNG HUI CHO. During the spring of Cho's eighth-grade year in 1999, the Columbine High School massacre made international news and Cho was transfixed by it. "I remember sitting in Spanish class with him, right next to him, and there being something written on his binder to the effect of, you know, ' 'F' you all, I hope you all burn in hell,' which I would assume meant us, the students," said Ben Baldwin, a classmate of Cho. Cho also wrote in a school assignment about wanting to "repeat Columbine".
APRIL 3 2009 BINGHAMTON NY MASS SHOOTING JIVERLY ANTARES WONG MURDERED 13 PEOPLE. The Vietnamese immigrant had a grudge and a New York State pistol permit. Killing 13 people, then himself, at the very civic center in Binghamton where he'd been taking an English language class. A law-enforcement official said that Mr. Wong had a legal New York State pistol license that listed two pistols, a 45-caliber Beretta and a 9-mm Beretta. The authorities matched the serial numbers of two guns found with the gunman’s body to the serial numbers on his license.
14 Mass Murders Linked to Violent Video Games: Two mass shootings within 24 hours in El Paso and Dayton, days after the Garlic Festival killings. Three months after Virginia Beach, six months after Aurora, nine months after Thousand Oaks, 10 months after Tree of Life, 15 months after Santa Fe High School, 18 months after Parkland and in the wake of larger horrors like the Vegas concert and Pulse nightclub massacres.
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