When are the entertainment industries going to take some of the responsibility for violence in America? It is ironic that many in the entertainment business agree that smoking on television might influence young people to smoke, yet they continue to deny that violence in media can promote violence in real life.
I am especially concerned about the number of violent shows on major television networks. While changing channels, I have seen some graphic, disturbing scenes, even in ads for upcoming shows,
Last month, a few movie producers decided to postpone their movies' opening dates in light of the tragic killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Those postponements did not change the fact that even the advertisements for the movies are full of men shooting and killing.