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Affirmative Action

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Started: 3/24/2018 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Debating Period
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Round 1: Acceptance only
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hi ya I assep
Debate Round No. 1


Point 1: Reverse Discrimination: Allan Bakke was twice denied to the university of Cali. medical school, because of the schools "quota" system. He worked hard all his life and had excellent grades, but it was all wasted because of affirmative action. People who aren't qualified to go to college shouldn't be going to college. With affirmative action, spots are being reserved for minorities who are not qualified. Now. Let's look at some major flaws with affirmative action.

Contention 1: Less Qualified: Affirmative action was created to finally end discrimination and give everybody a level playing field, but it doesn't really do that. This is not a level playing field if you are reserving spots in colleges for people who are not qualified. In fact, as I stated earlier, this is a simple case of reverse discrimination. If spots were being reserved in colleges for white students, all hell would break loose. But it's simply a case of reverse discrimination. They let people go to college because of their skills that pertain to a certain area of study. Not because they are black. Just because you are a minority doesn't mean that you suddenly deserve to go to college. If you are a minority that doesn't mean that you should have a better chance of getting into college that someone who is trying to get a degree in engineering, or something important.

So for the two reasons that affirmative action doesn't fulfill its purpose, and that people who are less qualified are going to college. I encourage a con ballot.

Sorry about how short that was. I'm in a hurry.

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