Hate Organizations and Teen Violence

Learning about hate organizations and teen violence can present adults and even teens with a perspective on this dangerous culture surrounding the life of gangs and other hate organizations that are made worse through teen violence, which is a trend that continues to grow.

Most people may believe that hate organizations and teen violence in gangs is something seen mostly only in the inner city or in urban areas. However, that is not always the case. Hate is a dark emotion that feeds on fear and an increase in violence among teens and adults. Unfortunately these hate organizations exist everywhere as prejudice is still a very alive concept among those individuals that are full of hate and fear against the unknown. These hate organizations and instances of teen violence still continue to exist in the bigger cities, but they are also moving out into smaller towns and cities, marking a presence in the rural areas. Recruitment for these gangs or hate organizations include teens to act out in violent ways or are even forced to severely injure or even kill others to pass the initiation to get into the gang or hate organization. The hate organizations are picking up speed since a dramatic decline in the past decades. This is why it is so important for law enforcement, schools and parents to take an active role in protecting their teens from getting caught up with hate groups like these, which will keep teens safe and will make it more difficult for these hate organizations and rates of teen violence from continuing to grow.

The Reasons for Increases in Teen Violence

Many researchers attribute the rise in teen violence and crime to some of the recent changes in such a fragile economy. Sociologists believe that the turbulent economy might be contributing more to teen's stress levels than parents realize. As a result, they are more likely to turn to drugs and violent behaviors as a way to act out or make money while selling drugs on the streets. While this is not the case for all teens, some teens easily get sucked into the lifestyle of power, money and drugs that is often promised by the leaders and recruiters of hate organizations. However, teens quickly realize that these organizations are not what they are cracked up to be when they are forced to hurt or kill their friends, family members or other enemies of a particular hate organization based on their hatred for people of certain ethnicities, cultures, religions, gender or sexual preference. 

The teens are then recruited by being forced to exhibit violent and threatening behaviors. However, once the teen tries to get out of the hate organization, they risk being made an enemy of the gang and can face their own violent or even fatal repercussions. This is why once so many teens get sucked into the organization, it is almost impossible for them to get out. Even if they don't care about risking their own life, the hate organization leaders might go after their family or loved ones as a threat to keep them in the gang, These rates of teen violence show that teens are often the most easily susceptible to joining hate organizations, which is why the groups are mostly filled with  younger and younger members, some even only 12 or 13 years old when recruited. 

Hate Organization and Teen Violence Prevention

It is important for parents to take an active stand to prevent the teen violence and growth of hate organizations in their own communities by starting with their own teens. Encouraging your teens to hang out with other kids that provide a more positive atmosphere is a good place to start. It is also a good idea for teens to begin participating in extra curricular activities and having fun that involves simple and innocent activities like sports, amateur film making, writing, working out, joining a dance class and many more. Parents can also get involved with local groups and community efforts to help put a stop to the growth of these hate organizations. Parents can help encourage more media attention focused on the consequences of getting involved with hate groups. 


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