Juvenile Crime Prevention

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For centuries people have created the rules of morality, which have been changed during the history of human beings modified and adjusted to contemporary societies, putting the bricks of civilization one on another. Unfortunately, the more complicated civilization becomes the more extreme the violence becomes. A disturbing percentage of American children perform serious criminal offenses and are becoming a threat to the society. Juveniles are getting involved in the criminal world more and more, consequently forcing the government to take measures to now deal with higher rates of juvenile crime. Proposition 21 is especially effective with gang-related criminals, because gives the state the ability to try children as young as fourteen years of age as adults. If I had the opportunity to vote I would be for Proposition 21. Even though teenagers' brain is not ready for this law, more and more violent crimes are committed by teenagers, which proves that the law before Proposition 21 didn't have the potential to prevent this pr

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