""Governor Bevin said that the school shootings in Kentucky and elsewhere are a "cultural problem.""
I wonder if he thinks abortion is a 'cultural' problem too?
Moral decline today in western nations encourages more sin and evil in our nations. Satan and his demonic forces the rulers of the darkness of this world (Eph 6:12) are using these apostate times to increase iniquity and transgression in society.
Decline of church in numbers AND doctrine is a sign of the times. Removing any input of Bible teaching in the nations will increase wickedness in mankind.
Prov 29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall."
Psalm 12:1 Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men."
2Tim 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. 2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,.....
Rom 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;"
Violent entertainment promotes aggression, experts say https://www.wral.com/violent-entertainment-promotes-aggression-experts-say/12016308/?version=amp
Chapel Hill, N.C. â€” After the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn., the National Rifle Association blasted Hollywood, video games and music for creating a "culture of violence" in the U.S. The prevalence of violence in media is hard to ignore, and 31 percent of respondents to a WRAL News poll said they believe violence in entertainment is a major cause of mass shootings.
According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, television programs display 812 violent acts per hour. Further, the typical American child will view more than 200,000 acts of violence, including 16,000 murders, before they turn 18.
And that's just on TV.
Popular movies and video games also tend to be violent, graphic and gory, but does that play a role in making society more violent?
Jane Brown, professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says yes. She studies the link between violence children and teens see on screen and its effect on their behavior