How Many Gangs Exist And Why Does It Exist?

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There are many reasons why gangs exist. Two prime examples that come to mind are the feeling of belonging to a family and the supply/demand aspect of drugs. If addicts were to receive treatment for their addiction, then gangs would not make nearly as much money as they do from the drug market to fund their lifestyle. Consequently, a lot of these children who do join gangs would presumably have their parents in their lives more to care for them which would deter them from joining gangs for the family aspect. In my opinion, if people did not have chemical dependency’s it would reduce the number of people joining or maintaining their gang status because the drug market would decline and they would have to find another way to make money.
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