Friday, April 30, 2010

Toning Down Arizona? Impossible

It is impossible to take racial profiling out of the Arizona law.  Do you have brown hair?  Then you might want to stay out of Arizona.  The people who wrote the law know that Mexicans come in all colors... so anyone is suspect.


Arizona lawmakers modify immigration law

Legislators ban race from being used by police as a factor to identify illegal immigrants. The initial law allowed the use of race to form the suspicion but said it could not be the sole factor.

By Nicholas Riccardi, Los Angeles Times
12:04 PM PDT, April 30, 2010
Reporting from Phoenix
Arizona lawmakers late Thursday narrowed a controversial immigration law signed last week by the governor in hopes of quelling a national firestorm over suggestions it will force police to racially profile Latinos while looking for illegal immigrants link to complete article

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