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Teens who have a curfew, typically tend to be the teens that act out because they don’t feel free. The mayor of our city wants to put up a 7:00 P.M curfew for teen.
Teenagers shouldn’t be forced to follow a curfew Having a 7:00 p.m curfew doesn’t allow teenage students to play sports, go to the library to study or be able to keep jobs. If there is a curfew students won’t be able to play sports.
Being a volleyball player myself, games and practices would end around 8:30 or 9:00 p.m. Playing a sport for some teenagers helps them control emotions and have fun, which is the best thing for your child. Another reason why teenagers shouldn’t have a curfew is because it puts restrictions on students who go places to study or finish homework. 60% of students go to the library for studying or for computers or books.10-25% of students have tutors, if there is a curfew they can’t work the tutor into their schedule and will then do bad in school. The last reason why teenagers shouldn’t have a curfew is because they can’t keep jobs.
60% of stores and restaurants close later than 7:00 p.m. and if shifts aren’t covered teens won’t be able to cover.
If a restaurant closes later than 7:00, the curfew, teenagers won’t be able to help close. Teenagers shouldn’t have a curfew because they can’t play sports, go to places to study, or keep jobs. Teenagers shouldn’t have a curfew because they will become less active, less social, and won’t be able to attend school dances or fundraisers without a parent. Having a curfew restricts students from being active. 30-50% of students take naps when they get home from school, having a curfew having a curfew doesn’t encourage students to do stuff. 31% of students would rather use their phones then getting up and doing something important, like homework or studying. Having a curfew means teens have a lack of face to face socializing. If teens have a curfew they will spend more time socializing over the phone.
25% of teens have social anxiety, and putting up a curfew won’t help them overcome the fear. The last main reason why students shouldn’t have a curfew is because they can’t attend school dances or fundraisers. If there is a curfew they can’t attend school dances because most dances go on until 10:00 P.M, and don’t you want your child to have the full high school experience.If there is a curfew teens can’t attend fundraisers for sports teams or good causes. Teenagers shouldn’t have a curfew because they will become less active, less social, and they won’t be able to attend dances and fundraisers.Some people believe that teenagers should have a curfew; however this is not necessarily always the case.
Less crime will happen if teenagers have a curfew. Not all teenagers are connected to crime, there are so many other reasons why a teen could be connected to crime like; not having a good home or not getting enough attention from their parents, and even if there was a curfew it wouldn’t stop these teens from going out. Also crime will still happen without teens being involved.
Most crime is done by people older than 20 years old. Some people think it’s safer knowing where their teens are. Parents can easily get into contact with their teens by using a phone.
If a teen doesn’t have a phone they could just go with someone who has a phone and the parent could get the number of the friend. Finally some people claim that parents want to know what’s going on with their teenagers. By giving the teen space they will tell parents more. A teen will feel trusted and tell parents what they want to know.
While having a curfew has some benefits, not having a curfew let’s teens feel free. Teens shouldn’t have to feel locked up, they should be able to feel free. Teens with a curfew won’t be allowed to play sports, go to the library to study or do homework, or get a job, they will be less active, less social, and they won’t be able to attend dances or fundraisers. If i could choose between having a curfew for my child or not having one i would choose not to have one because i don’t want my child feeling locked up.