Wednesday, April 28, 2010

AZ Racial Profiling Law's Beginnings Exposed

Proponents of the controversial Arizona law SB1070 (PDF file) mention that lawmakers are trying to battle crime and that there's nothing really that bad in what they passed. However, as the public outcry increases in both private and public venues, the ugly, but not surprising truth is coming out about where this monstrosity came from. Rachel has the details:

Crooks and Liars has more on the connection between State Senator Russell Pearce and his neo-nazi friends. And Greg Palast wonders if this might just be a good old-fashioned GOP voter suppression technique. It's kinda like AZ's Prop 200 2.0.