As the so-called "papers please" provision of Senate Bill 1070 was cleared for use yesterday, Governor Jan Brewer issued a statement reminding the public that there are also laws "barring racial profiling" practices by police.
"It is not enough that SB 1070 be enforced. It must be enforced efficiently, effectively and in harmony with the Constitution and civil rights. I have full faith and confidence that Arizona's State and local law enforcement officers are prepared for this task."
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Our simple question for this morning's poll: do you think the law will be "enforced efficiently, effectively and in harmony with the Constitution and civil rights"?
Before voting, click here to review some e-mail material sent between Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies, like the totally-not-racist "Mexifornia" driver's license. Then, cast your vote below:
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