Narrow Views On The United States

939 WordsApr 17, 20154 Pages
Narrow Minds: Narrow Views Contrary to what many people thing, the dramatic event that happened in New York on September 11, 2001 when Muslim origin terrorist perpetuated the killing of innocent people in the United States was very devastating not just to Americans but also to the rest of the world. The world felt the consequences of this terrorist attack against America apart from condemning it because it was a horrible and inhumane event, but also by America government official’s racial profiling citizens of all nationalities that set foot into America territory. As citizens of the United States, we are concerned about criminality undermining our society; drugs, terrorist attacks and violence are increasing in our communities. Although crime is a serious problem in our society, government resources are limited and we live under a terrorist threat. However, racial profiling is not the solution to reduce our social issues because it is unconstitutional, promotes distrust in government agencies, and prevents America from finding a more inclusive solution. Many people have different ideas of what constitutes Racial Profiling but, According to Jody Feder, in “Racial Profiling: Legal and Constitutional Issues,” “ Racial profiling is the practice of targeting individuals for police or security detention based on their race or ethnicity in the belief that certain minority groups are more likely to engage in unlawful behavior”(4). The belief that certain appearances in people
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