Nowadays, it seems as if violence is involved in every bit of breaking news on television channels, radio airwaves, and social media applications. It is becoming the norm in the United States, which is definitely not acceptable by any means. It is time for major change — a total reversal.

Thus far in 2018, 24 school shootings have occurred in the United States. Things are out of hand and something must change. These are not the only form of violence in the nation that has been running rampant. Regardless, lives are being lost, especially amongst our youth. It is time to put a foot down.