by Pollyanna Sunshine
In her Tuesday column in the Arizona Republic website, columnist Laurie Roberts noted that
We are now less than 48 hours until Senate Bill 1070 becomes the law of the state – unless, of course, Judge Susan Bolton nixes the whole thing. . . Already, the barricades are up at the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Courthouse . . . Busloads of folks will be coming in from California to join with Arizona opponents of the new law.
[Ed. Note: Judge Bolton issued an injunction against key portions of the law this afternoon.]
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a notorious immigrant-hater who has for many years been violating the civil and human rights of citizens and non-citizens alike, has just drawn his own line in the sand.
Thousands of people will reportedly descend upon Maricopa County this week in support of or in protest to SB1070. Continue reading