Supporters Of Arizona’s Immigration Law Respond To The Supreme Court Ruling

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (Photo: AZGovernor.gov)

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer issued a statement reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision striking down three of the four provisions of the state’s controversial immigration law, SB1070, which she signed into law in 2010. Ms. Brewer said she’s glad the Court upheld the provision she called “the heart” of the law, which allows police officers to check someone’s immigration status in the course of investigating other crimes as long as there is “reasonable suspicion” that person is here illegally.

“Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is a victory for the rule of law. It is also a victory for the 10th Amendment and all Americans who believe in the inherent right and responsibility of states to defend their citizens,” Ms. Brewer said. “After more than two years of legal challenges, the heart of SB 1070 can now be implemented in accordance with the U.S. Constitution.”

Other supporters of the law, including Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Congressman Steve King, also responded to today’s Supreme Court ruling.  Continue reading “Supporters Of Arizona’s Immigration Law Respond To The Supreme Court Ruling”

Roundup: Alec Baldwin Ends Flirtation With City Hall; Eight Charged In Alleged Army Hazing Death

Alec Baldwin says he lost his “appetite” for a mayoral bid.

The Army charged eight people in connection with the death of a soldier from Manhattan who died after allegedly brutal hazing.

After pleading guilty to bribery charges, former Brooklyn Senator Carl Kruger can still collect a pension of $69,534.6. Continue reading “Roundup: Alec Baldwin Ends Flirtation With City Hall; Eight Charged In Alleged Army Hazing Death”