Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Hollow Case Against Arizona

Subject: txt hots immig -
After smearing Arizona's immigration law as racial profiling, the Justice Department has issued its lawsuit against the state.

But it's somehow not about civil rights anymore. It's about a federal "right" to not enforce U.S. law.

When Arizona passed a law last April mirroring U.S. federal immigration law, it was the opposite of the sort of challenges states historically bring to the feds.

Back when, say, schools were being desegregated, federal troops had to face off against state sheriffs because state laws were in direct contradiction to federal laws...



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