A Colorado teenager has been arrested after an altercation that left another man injured in Colorado Springs. The defendant, age 18, will be required to mount a criminal defense against allegations of second-degree assault. He is accused of punching the victim in the face several times, according to an initial investigation. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital after suffering injuries that were not life-threatening.
Sure, Chris Brown has had his share of mistakes. Some of those mistakes have landed him in legal trouble and had significant impact on his reputation. But just because someone does wrong in the past does not mean that he will do wrong again.
There is no question that incidents like the Sandy Hook shooting, the Aurora theater shooting, the Boston Marathon bombing and more are all serious acts of violence that ended in tragedy. Naturally, lawmakers and the general public react strongly to such acts, whether it is through crafting legislative proposals, the support of those proposal or in-home efforts to promote anti-violence among one's children.