Racial Profiling Pros And Cons

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Representation of others correlates directly with inclusion and treatment of the people being represented. Throughout history the United States has struggled with the representation, inclusion, and treatment of different minority groups due to prejudice and racism. The history of the United States has naturally influenced and impacted the social issues in the status quo. One of the major issues history has brought to light is that of racial profiling, any police or private security practice in which a person is treated as a suspect because of his or her race, ethnicity, nationality, or religion. One of the major legislative discussions is generated by the End to Racial Profiling Act. Many debate about whether or not this bill should be passed. I personally believe this bill should be passed. The overall contents promotes positive legislation, it allows for improvement in the areas of treatment towards victims of racial …show more content…
The ability for improved treatment towards minorities allows for overall social development and community growth. By passing the End to Racial Profiling Act one of the largest disparities could be solved for when it come to psychological imbalance. Minorities would begin to feel as if though they are equal and play an important role in community other than the negative experiences they face to do racial profiling. The Ontario Human Rights Commission state,
...studies have repeatedly shown that racial discrimination results in disparities in the areas of housing, education, employment, economic status, arrests and court sentencing. Additional effects noted were that the experience of racial profiling compromises people’s ability to be represented in positions of power, results in community division and heightens community fear (The