"In 1987, Governor Evan Mecham of Arizona did something terribly offensive: he rescinded the newly-created Martin Luther King holiday in the state.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)
California Leading Boycott Against Arizona
–via Daily Kos