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erica11
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Ragnar_Rahl
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37 Points

changing curfew time to 11:00 p.m. in california

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/16/2007 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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erica11

Con

curfew timage should stay the same because interesting report on "comprehensive, community-based curfew programs" in seven cities was done by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP 1996: 1). The report concludes that "information by communities where curfews have been implemented indicates that comprehensive, community-based curfew programs are helping to reduce juvenile delinquency and victimization."ame because
Ragnar_Rahl

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Poorly worded question, but hell, I'll bite.

Curfew laws should be abolished. No party has the right to enact them. I had no idea until I saw this that there actually are such things in the United States in nonemergency situations, it's in definite contradiction of due process, as it's a universal application of house arrest without a trial. Not to mention free speech, freedom of assembly, and probably forced labor when it comes to enforcement.

The office of Juvenile Justice, I'm sure, needs laws like this to keep it's job, so it can hardly be considered an independent study.

You cannot reduce victimization by enacting a program that in and of itself victimizes everyone by enslaving them to governmental whim. As for "delinquency," you'd have to define the term, usually it just means whatever the Office of Juvenile Justice and co think juveniles ought not be doing, usually without any right to determine that ought.
Debate Round No. 1
erica11

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erica11 forfeited this round.
Ragnar_Rahl

Pro

forfeits are not fun.
forfeits are not fun.
forfeits are not fun.
forfeits are not fun.forfeits are not fun.
Debate Round No. 2
erica11

Con

erica11 forfeited this round.
Ragnar_Rahl

Pro

forfeits are not fun.
forfeits are not fun.
forfeits are not fun.
forfeits are not fun.forfeits are not fun.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Yraelz 9 years ago
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What logical said. 25 is an amazing number.
Posted by Logical-Master 9 years ago
Logical-Master
Con forfeits therefore concedes. Therefore, I am obligated to vote pro.
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 9 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
what is with the revisionism on this site? lol
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