Summary Of Excuses Virginia Tech By Amanda Ripley

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In her article, “Ignoring Virginia Tech,” Amanda Ripley expresses her feelings of contempt towards the actions taken to prevent another incident like the one on the campus of Virginia Tech that led to the death of 33 people. She believes tighter control of gun sales should be implemented to prevent the sale of guns to mentally unstable people in order to prevent shootings in the future. She is also disillusioned by the slowness of congress to pass laws to have mental records of those receiving care be given to the federal database in order to make the acquisition of weapons harder. She says that Virginia “should have” reported Seung-Hui Cho’s mental conditions to the government which would have made it harder for him to buy the two guns he
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