Arizona on the brink–and threatening to take the rest of us

Arizona’s governor, Jan Brewer, is poised to sign bill SB-1070 into law. If she does, it will be a big win for the white-power ultra-right, and a giant further step toward a full-fledged police state–and not just in Arizona, but in other states where similar laws are in the offing.

To see exactly who’s behind such legislation, see this video:

Behind The Veil: America’s Anti-Immigration Network

And for a sense of how this isn’t just an Arizona story:

Will others follow Arizona’s lead on immigration?
http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/04/21/arizona.immigration.bill/index.html

Also:

AZ legalizes racial profiling?
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3036677/ns/msnbc_tv-countdown_with_keith_olbermann

Immigration law gives law enforcement more power
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/36482593#36579112

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Dismayed at Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law
http://www.hispanicprwire.com/print.php?l=in&id=16931

And, last, an article about the huge financial impact of this legislation:
http://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/newsroom/release/how-much-will-arizonas-immigration-bill-sb1070-cost

Contact Gov. Brewer: http://www.azgovernor.gov/contact.asp

MCM

Arizona’s Radical Bill
http://pr.thinkprogress.org/2010/04/pr20100422

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