Persuasive Essay On Child Abuse

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How many times have you been watching the news and see reports about a person who has multiple convictions but was still abusing children in the community? Too many children are being abused by people who have been previously convicted of child abuse. The U.S needs to develop stricter laws and consequences for child abusers who re-offend time after time. According to Sara Omera, every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the U.S. People should care because many children are dying and being neglected. In 2013 Bureau of Milwaukee child welfare 4,886 children were found abused or neglected. Most people have convicted child abuse and went to jail before, got out and did it again. No child should have to live in fear of a person they know and love. Children who stand up for themselves should be rewarded not to be afraid that their abuser will be back to hurt them again. About 11% of the people have been convicted multiple times. The average sentencing for a person convicted of child abuse is less than 2 years. Approximately 80% of children die from child abuse that are under the age of 4. People think there is too many people in jail already. According to the economist newspaper, in 2012 721,654 people were in local jails. They are wrong because the U.S needs stricter laws for sentencing child abuse. Some kids even get taken away from their home and go to a foster care. More than 250,000 children in the U.S go to a foster care each year. Usually they get
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