Thursday, May 6, 2010

Against Arizona's New Law
Legalizing Racial Profiling

Phoenix Suns Protest Arizona Law
With " Los Suns " Jerseys

The Phoenix Suns are pulling off a wardrobe alteration to protest Arizona's immigration law and celebrate Cinco de Mayo. For tonight's game against the San Antonio Spurs, the team's jerseys will read "Los Suns." Often professional athletes try to avoid divisive politics but apparently much of the team (including star point guard Steve Nash) is behind the uniforms.
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Arizona Immigration Lawsuits:
Tucson, Flagstaff City Councils Vote to SUE

The Tucson and Flagstaff city councils voted Tuesday to sue Arizona over its tough new immigration law, citing concerns about enforcement costs and negative effects on the state's tourism industry.

They are the first municipalities in Arizona to approve legal challenges to the law. Earlier this week, proposed litigation in Phoenix took a hit when the city attorney said Mayor Phil Gordon lacks the authority to file suit without the support of the City Council. (Read More)

Rev. Al Sharpton, Actor Danny Glover, Phoenix Mayor
Lead Arizona Protest: Thousands March

Protesters led by Rev. Al Sharpton marched to the Arizona State Capitol on the evening of Cinco de Mayo.

They participated in a candlelight vigil to protest Arizona's new immigration law. It appears to be the largest protest residents have seen since Gov. Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070.

Rev. Sharpton told the crowd, “When you mess with our people, whether brown, white or black, it is my business!” (Read More/video)

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