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abuse in the home

Abuse is always a horrible thing, when it happens within a family it is even worse. Both mental and physical abuse within families is an epidemic throughout the country. A good solution to the problem would be to make the punishments for domestic abuse more severe. The punishments should be changed because people would think about it more before committing acts of abuse, people that do abuse would be more harshly punished, and abuse victims might tell someone about the abuse sooner.
If the punishments for domestic abuse were more severe, people would think about it more before committing abuse. Men and women who abuse their families are cowards as it is: the harder punishments would scare them. If a family is in an argument and one of the members of the family is about to use violence they may think more about the consequences of their actions. Also, people that have already been convicted for abuse should have to face even harsher punishments. Some people are arrested for...

Posted by: Darren McCutchen

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