Argumentative Essay On Sexual Assault

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“Every 68 seconds another American is sexually assulted. 1 out of every 6 American women has been a victim of an attempted or completed rape in her life time (14.8% completed; 2.8% attempted)” (How Often Does). It is important for people to know about the horrors of this world. It is clear to see how often this terrifying act of violence occurs, but still many people do not know about such crimes. Unfortunately, way too many sexual assault cases are left unreported, and this needs to change. This type of crime is not usually about sex, it is more about the desire for control and/or violence. Most violent rapists know that what they are doing is wrong, but yet they still do it anyway. They feel the need for power and control. Although the underreporting …show more content…

An article from Cincinnati.com says, “There should be changes to how plea deals are conducted– if they are even done at all” (Opinion: Plea Bargains Fail). Too many plea bargains with light sentences provide no deterrent, nor justice for the victims of these assaults. In the same article it says, “Victims should not feel pressured into accepting pleas that result in massive sentence reductions and that dismiss numerous felony charges” (Opinion: Plea Bargains Fail). Allowing such criminals the chance to reduce their sentence should not be allowed. It can cause victims stress and worsen their mental health, as it makes them feel unprotected against their attacker. Furthermore, it also gives still dangerous people the ability to be let back into …show more content…

2 Samuel 7:14 tells that, “I will be his father, and he will be my son. When he does wrong, I will punish him with a rod wielded by men, with floggings inflicted by human hands” (New Living Translation, 2 Samuel 7.14). When Man does wrong there needs to be some repercussion. Sexual assault is something that can not just be taken lightly, parole would give the criminals an easy escape from their wrong doings. On the other hand, many people believe and value the idea of forgiving and second chances. Many of these criminals, though, do not deserve a second chance because they will not change. Their brains are wired differently to where they do not care what they do, they just want to feel

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