End Affirmitive Action
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P2: It gives minorities and women a fair chance for success.
P3: Unfortunately, society does not disregard race or gender.
C: If the government decides to end affirmative action, it would be ignoring the reality of prejudice.
P2: Affirmative action actually hurts the minorities applying to universities as it only serves as a beneficiary to Asian-Americans (http://www.thedailybeast.com...).
P3: Affirmative action has not done enough to hold off long term discrimination.
Conclusion: After nearly 4 decades, Affirmative action should be put an end to.
P2: It doesn't hurt minorities. Acceptance and enrollment rates among minorities have increased since it's been put into action, and where the law has been eliminated, those rates have fallen. (http://www.nytimes.com...)
P3: Its purpose is not to end or hold off discrimination on its own, but since we live in a society that takes race into consideration, its needed.
C: The government should not end affirmative action.
P2: Though Affirmative action prohibits discrimination and racism, it still presents the chance for people to fail, for example, a minority can get a job, but still has a chance to get fired.
P3: Affirmative action present a lot of political barriers that questions the situation most minorities are in today (http://www.edchange.org...).
Con: Put an end to affirmative action.
P2: It has more positive qualities than negative side effects, including helping women as well. For Example, In 2012 "woman made up 46.9% percent of the workforce", and and had a decent percentage managerial/professional positions. (http://www.dosomething.org...#)
P3: It's a way to help lessen stereotypes & discrimination by exposing the talents & abilities that minorities have, to their counterparts, employers, & leaders of educational institutions.
C: Affirmative action is necessary
http://www.bizjournals.com...). In which Affirmative action has drawn a wedge between the people within the communities and those who have been rejected in certain work places, and universities begin to reject those who have been accepted. Therefore, Affirmative action is unnecessary and needs to be abolished.
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