Effects of Affirmative Action
Title IX of the Civil Rights Act is affecting men's college
sports programs. Women's rights activists stand by their feelings about women's sports should get
just as much money and attention as men's sports, and federal courts have interpreted the law to require it.
What's the problem?
Men's sports attract more fans than women's sports and fewer women desire to participate
than men. With lower levels of women participants, equality in sports can only be achieved by dropping men's programs. (This
is the Affirmative Action!)
http://www.ncpa.org/pd/affirm/pdaa/pdaa38.html (Look up bullet pts.)
Some Universities have suffered from attempting to push equality in sports; one of
them is California State University
system. Since then numerous campuses have experienced considerable cuts
in men's sports. Some Universities have dropped men's baseball, soccer, swimming and volleyball. Others have been forced to
cancel wrestling. Six campuses have had to abandon football, one of the main contributors to funding of other sports and attracting