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We enthusiastically encourage a boycott of the State of Arizona until the law is repealed.


California Leading Boycott Against Arizona

–via Daily Kos
"In 1987, Governor Evan Mecham of Arizona did something terribly offensive: he rescinded the newly-created Martin Luther King holiday in the state. This act incited a series of boycotts and pullouts that ended up costing Arizona a Super Bowl, dozens of conventions and hundreds of millions of dollars.

And in response to the vicious anti-immigrant bill recently signed by Governor Brewer, cities in California are leading the way in creating yet another round...

And in other reactions, prospective students are already refusing to attend Arizona universities, while in a move reminiscent of 1987, the Major League Baseball Players' Union is opposing the law because it could force hundreds of foreign-born players to prove their immigration status any time they go play the Diamondbacks..." (READ MORE)