Arguments Against Racial Profiling In The United States

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“The land of the free and the home of the brave” (Morley, 2013). Americans always talk about how lucky they are to be living in a free country, but how free are they actually are? They would always talk about the first amendment and how it is so great because they would hate it if their given freedom was taken away from them, but how much freedom do the people who fit under non-white ethnicities actually get? The first amendment would never divide people’s freedom by their races. Determining who someone is just by the color of their skin or the way they dress is nothing less than ignorant. The person you judge can only be judged by their inner characteristics so they are supposed to know that person first. Racial profiling happens when a person uses religion, origin, race or ethnicity to assume something about someone without having any real evidence. Racial profiling would mostly be used by the police, judicial system and the media, making it an unfair, freedom abolishing and mental breaking world to live in for the non-white ethnicities. To begin with, people usually say the United States is a country that respects all religions and they would not…show more content…
This would result in a lot of setbacks for the victim, for example, On October 4, 2001, in Gwinnett, Georgia, an Arab American motorist was pulled over by a patrol car following an illegal U-turn. The police officer approached the car with gun drawn. He ordered the motorist out of his car, searched him, threatened him, and called him a "bin Laden supporter."(The leadership conference, n.d) That really shows the meaning of racially profiling someone; the man was treated differently and was mentally affected by the incident. This incident would be in the mind of the man and it would move on in the family or even in the neighborhood, this shows how it will scar the man

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