Saturday, February 6, 2016

Poll: Teen curfews

What's your opinion of curfews for dealing with teen flash mobs?

Poll: Teen curfews


After a group of teenagers randomly beat strangers in Center City July 29, Mayor Nutter announced several remedies, including temporarily lowering the curfew for youths under  18  to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays  in Center City and University City.

Will a 9 p.m. curfew stop teen flash mobs?

Will a 9 p.m. curfew stop teen flash mobs?
Yes, troublemakers will get arrested.
  190 (12.6%)
No, kids are people too.
  35 (2.3%)
Yes, they should be home with parents.
  214 (14.2%)
No, curfews don’t stop bad behavior.
  1064 (70.8%)
Total votes = 1503
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