For this week’s assignment, you will write a 1-2 page essay about new legislation regarding the combat of gangs and gang activity. Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. This is worth 80 points, so be thorough and give your best effort. Please complete the following:
- Using the Internet, the textbook, or other means, examine recent and pending legislation aimed at combating gangs and gang activity.
- Explain the content, background, intention, impact, and efficacy of this legislation in detail.
- Include when this legislation was proposed, who proposed it, the reasons for this proposal, public reactions to the proposed legislation, and its anticipated cost.
- If the legislation was defeated explain why and describe what its effectiveness might have been if it had been enacted.
- If it has been enacted, and it has had some time to be enforced, describe the success or failure rate and explain why it has had this result.