Curfew is a good idea

Curfew is a good idea

There are 203 comments on the Edmonton Sun story from Oct 28, 2006, titled Curfew is a good idea. In it, Edmonton Sun reports that:

Solicitor General Harvey Cenaiko was musing about curfews this week after being asked about a weekend swarming attack by youth in Airdrie that left a 61-year-old man in critical condition.

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Anna Nicholls

Calgary, Canada

#1 Oct 31, 2006
Curfew is a good idea, but as long as it is the teens that are held accountable and not the parents, there are alot of parents that have done everything possible to install good values in their teens and why should the parents have to suffer consequences? The accountability should fall on the teens, what are parents suspossed to stay up all night long and watch to make sure their "teens" don't sneak out the window - been there done it - dragged our daughter back in - only for it to continue, too much blame always gets put on the parents.

Ann Arbor, MI

#2 Dec 12, 2006
i really dont care about curfews. i could care less what time my kinds come home
your mom

Ann Arbor, MI

#3 Dec 12, 2006
you suck && so do curfews
Old Fart

Knaresborough, UK

#4 Dec 12, 2006
Respect has to be earned. It's not surprising that some of the youngsters are going off the rails, the example set to them by many of the oldsters. There's a lack of moral values in a lot of older people, and a hell of a lot of greed and corruption in high places. Curfews won't solve any problems, just cause more resentment and widen the generation gap. What the kids really need is more good examples, and a few role models worthy to be looked up to. There's a lot of bored and angry kids out there.

Phoenix, AZ

#5 Jan 26, 2007
we think cufew is bad. We should not be punished for what other people do. We have done nothing wrong but all teens have the same curfew.
some teen

Edmonton, Canada

#6 Jan 27, 2007
I think that the curfew is bad... there has to be some other way to restrict bad teens. I have never done anything bad but still the curfew would restrict me as well as people who have done bad. I think that it is somewhat unfair to good teens

Irvine, KY

#7 Jan 31, 2007
I have a term paper to write my opinion on this specific topic. As a 16 year-old, I do beleive that there should be a a curfew. Don't get me wrong, I like to stay out late as any other person does, but I find it hard to beleive that 12 year-olds have any business on the street at 1 AM. I'm not saying that we should enforce it to be at 10 PM either, but a sensible time. I also beleive it should be split into age categories. For example 10-12 year olds curfew is 10pm, while 16-17 is 12am or 1am, since they are more mature.

Calgary, Canada

#8 Feb 12, 2007
la la

Calgary, Canada

#9 Feb 12, 2007
im bored

Calgary, Canada

#10 Feb 12, 2007
isnt there a curfew in the summers for calgary?? i thought there was...

Smithville, OH

#11 Feb 21, 2007
it's a good thing to have curfews because i get a lot of sleep cents i have a curfew.

Sacramento, CA

#12 Feb 22, 2007
Im 12, an di dont ecen have a curfew, meaning i cant hang out. Im expected to come home right after school in Sacramento. I cant even walk! My mom picks me up, anways, im doing a report on Curfews for LA class.

Andover, MN

#13 Feb 22, 2007
sammigurl wrote:
Im 12, an di dont ecen have a curfew, meaning i cant hang out. Im expected to come home right after school in Sacramento. I cant even walk! My mom picks me up, anways, im doing a report on Curfews for LA class.
i feel the same way i hate curfew

Manawa, WI

#14 Feb 22, 2007
curfews are awesome

Sacramento, CA

#15 Feb 26, 2007
I wish i had a curfew instead of 2:00!!! Which is afterschool! lol

Legal, Canada

#16 Mar 6, 2007
I think curfews are so dame retarded! like wtf!!
what 12 yeaer old kid is going to go out and violate some persons property? like for reel!What the hell are they smoking..ther probably getting stoned

Legal, Canada

#17 Mar 6, 2007
Ya i know like for reel! Ther all so dame stupid!

Legal, Canada

#18 Mar 6, 2007
Curfews are bad.. I don't think that it will solve something, it's jsut a other dumb way of solving things. Can't there be like a other way? And c'mon 2.00, who goes out and does drugs in the day light? A MORON maybe. But not a person with somewhat senses.
Curfews are just a Band-aid. They make you feel better but solve nothing..

Legal, Canada

#19 Mar 6, 2007
ok then who out ther is really out at 3am `braking the law`??

Columbia, MO

#20 Apr 4, 2007
I think a cerfew is da right way 2 go because peoples be getten i 2 much truble by hangin wit da wrong crowd and going to parties till 4 o clock in da mornin everyone needz a little guidence because if they don't then they will be to free, ya no what im sayin :)

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