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Somebody can really decide if curfews for teenagers are good or not, there are pros and cons. People have found that there are more cons than pros, which drives teenagers to challenge their parents. There are many stories on the internet that give examples of good and bad situations that cities have put a curfew on teenagers. Some places that have put curfews on teenagers are Montgomery County, Philadelphia and the town of Bridgeport. In Montgomery County there was a predictable bill that would not let teens under the age of 18 be out passed 11 on weekdays and midnight on weekends.
Creating a community curfew for teens can negatively impact them because there becomes a blockade in their maturing process; it molds an overall assumption about gang violence and will not make a change in the long run. One could easily see how a community curfew can and will hurt the maturing of a teenager. “One thing that those enforcing this law need to remember is what it was like to be a teenager.” (Asselin 1) It is better for teens to learn from personal experiences, rather than those that they’ve been told about. That way, they can say that they have done it and suffered the consequences. Kass from the Parent Blog commented that, “Most kids are going out without permission anyway; so a curfew isn’t throwing up a brick wall even if they can get arrested.” In various communities, curfews are taken very seriously, and teens have been arrested due to the lack of cooperation.
If an officer was to see them they would have consequences for breaking curfews.Laws being enforced is not a bad thing to do to teens it can safeguard them. Teenagers try to grow up so fast and try to be in a grown up place that they are not ready for , and make very unintelligent moves. How many teenagers get kidnapped while being out late? How would that mother or father feel if it was their teen? Would they now wish they stayed in that night or they had rules that prevented them from going out that night ?
In the conclusion, I believe teenage rebellion is harmful. It can affect to any teenagers if they have nobody to teach or take care them correctly. Teenagers want to rebel because they feel like they need to understand and learn more about things that they never been through. But it can also be the fact that teens have a lot more question about adults' life or for their independent. This is a good opportunity for parents to learn and get connected with their children while they are under the state between teen and adult.
Which parent isn’t annoyed when their children disobey? Taking out the trash might lead to a parent to frustration or suddenly he/she doesn’t want to go to church with the rest of the family. The most common ages for this type of rebellion start between the ages of 13 and 17, sometimes even earlier depending on the teenager. This time can be frustrating for both teen and parent but what is most difficult is finding a cause. To pin point a single cause is almost impossible, but change in control, positive approval from peers and a developing brain are some culprits for many teens to rebel thus impacting society in many ways.
When parents think about keeping the teens out of trouble, the first thing that probably comes to their mind is curfew. It is a big controversial topic that people argue about. Some of them believe that it works when others say it does not make any difference. Teens crave independence. They rebel against curfews because they think they are old enough to make their own decisions.
Aurash Khajehnouri AP English Language and Composition Mr. Ring 7 April 2014 Teen Curfew There is much controversy revolving around the idea of the government enforcing curfews on teenagers. Whether its the government or the parent thats enforce the curfew, many teenagers argue against it and fail to understand why its necessary. Although some believe that curfews will aid teens in staying out of crime, others believe that teens should be able to be trusted with staying out of trouble. Curfews have both benefits and drawbacks, and it should be discussed between parents and their children what time curfew should be. Also, a large disagreement regarding teen curfews is the idea that setting a curfew would be a threat to the liberties of teenagers and it would be an infringement of their parents' rights.
In today’s society, some parents create curfews for their children while others allow their children to create their own curfews. Numerous people argue that setting curfews for teenagers help them refrain from taking part in mischief and help them to develop into superior adults. The remaining group of people state that curfews would make teenagers rebel. Teenage curfews produce different positive but many negative views in parents and teenagers. Strict rules create rebellious teens.
The intention teenagers are given a curfew of a certain time limit in different states is to limit gang violence and use curfew as a key tool to do so. (Wagner, Matt 2). Curfew is a way to control the teens that have diminutive self control along with little or no parental control. (Hall, Maggie 2). Various amounts of teenagers cannot be confidential to act with such autonomy and accountability.