Youth Violence

Using what you’ve learned this week, respond to the following prompts in your post:

  • Do you think that youth violence is limited to large cities? Complete some research that has been conducted in regards to youth violence in this country. Based on your research, discuss three (3) repercussions to youth you believe are attributed to them being exposed to violence. Provide support for your response.
  • According to Federal Law (Megan’s Law) if a 14-year-old boy touches a 14-year-old girl’s breast outside her clothing he can be charged with sexual abuse at the 1st degree and would have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Based on this law, discuss whether or not you believe this is a fair sanction. Justify your response.
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