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house Bill H.R. 2669

Community-Based Gang Intervention Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
    IntroducedJuly 11th, 2013
    Gangs are a big problem in many countries. They commit a wide variety of higher level crimes including but not limited to rape, homicide, burglary, intrusion, assault and battery, theft, identity theft, fraud, etc. If we address some of the causes of gangs like poverty, poor education, poorly designed neighborhoods, etc, which are mentioned in criminological theories such as social disorganization theory, differential association theory, general strain theory, and social bond theory. then perhaps we can see to getting rid of some them. This big step in the right direction, which could reduce the number of gangs found in the U.S.