On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Janis Brewer (R) signed Senate Bill 1070, the most radical immigration legislation in the United States, effectively permitting racial profiling in the state of Arizona. The law requires police to demand immigration papers from anyone who they have a "reasonable suspicion" is in the country illegally. This blog will chronicle the major events regarding this racist and inhumane law.
We enthusiastically encourage a boycott of the State of Arizona until the law is repealed.


Daily Kos: Arizona's Looming Tourism Disaster

"Backers of the ethnic cleansing law in Arizona claim that nationwide calls for boycotts of Arizona won't amount to much. Maybe they will, or maybe they won't, but this won't be so easy to laugh off...Why should this worry Arizona? Because Arizona is heavily dependent (PDF) on the tourism industry...

...Indeed, according to a 2008 report on domestic visitors (PDF) by the office of tourism, 34 percent of all visitors to Arizona came from California. The next largest contributor, Texas, lagged far behind at 5 percent. Liberal Washington, New York and Illinois constitute another 11 percent of the total...

If they don't want to be hurt by this boycott, they need to lobby their state legislature and governor to change mid-course.""

I went down to Arizona for Spring Training two of the last three years. No longer. And while the Arizona tourist industry is now crying about being personally hurt by these budding boycotts..."

Arizona Craziness Wrap-Up via The Daily Kos (READ HERE)