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Violence on Television

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Thesis: The United States government must enforce a restriction law for children watching violence on television and at movie theaters to reduce the amount of violence and crime committed by children in our society.

I. Introduction: The influence of violence on children who watch violent shows and

movies

II. Ways society can go about restricting violence on T.V.

A. Using numerical codes to watch certain channels that contain violence

B. Having shows that contain violence air late at night

C. Increase monitoring at movie theaters

III. How violence on T.V. relates to crime and negative downfall

A. Fighting other children

B. Killing out of anger

C. Unsuccessful in school

IV. Conclusion

Violence on Television and at Movie Theaters: Should There Be a Restriction and Strong Monitoring for Children

In our society today, a majority of what one watches on T.V. consists of fighting,

killing, stealing, cheating and deceiving. One rarely stops to think about who is watching

these television shows and what one is gaining from them. Many young children flip

through the channels after school, at night and even on the weekends to see acts of rage

and violence. The outcome speaks for itself. These shows and movies interact with the

children to produce increased violence and crime in the streets. The United States

government must enforce a restriction law for children watching violence on television

and at movie theaters to reduce the amount of violence and crime committed by children

in our society.

Like so many things in our world, television is best when we use it carefully and

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