#1 Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today City workers banned from official travel to Arizon04-27-2010, 10:02 PM
Wow!! This is series!!!! :p
Kadie (1000+ posts) Tue Apr-27-10 08:06 PM
Original message Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today City workers banned from official travel to Arizona
City workers banned from official travel to Arizona
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today a moratorium on official city travel to Arizona after the state enacted a controversial new immigration law that directs local police to arrest those suspected of being in the country illegally.
The ban on city employee travel to Arizona takes effect immediately, although there are some exceptions, including for law enforcement officials investigating a crime, officials said. It's unclear how many planned trips by city workers will be curtailed.
The move comes amid a cascade of criticism of Arizona's law, which has been denounced by civil rights groups, some police officials and President Obama, who said it threatens to "undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans." Legal challenges are being weighed to overturn it.
San Francisco's move comes as the Board of Supervisors introduced non-binding resolutions calling for comprehensive immigration reform and a boycott of Arizona because of the new law, which requires police to try to determine the immigration status of anyone they reasonably suspect of being in the country illegally. There are also online boycott campaigns calling for everything from a boycott of the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team to the Grand Canyon.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/cityinsider/detail?...May the FORCE be with you!
04-27-2010, 10:05 PM
This whole boycott Arizona from San Fran is kinda funny! I would think people from Arizona would be saying, Thank God!!!
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04-28-2010, 09:39 AM
Just a bunch of Moombats trying to impress other bunches of Moonbats with empty gesturesCU's Paranormal Expert.
Keep your powder dry, your sword sharp and your wits intact.
04-28-2010, 10:22 AM
What sort of official travel to Arizona does anyone from San Francisco have to do?Voted hottest "chick" at CU - My hotness transcends gender
04-28-2010, 10:41 AM
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Oh no, Gavin's homo, lesbo, transgender and other freaks from San Fran will be banned from travel to AZ. What a loss.
Maybe the AZ Gov. could send a letter to homo Gavin that state employees will be banned from that shithole by the Bay.
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04-28-2010, 10:50 AM
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Arizona will rue the day.....
The collective morality of Arizona will probably increase during this moratorium.
04-28-2010, 11:01 AM
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This bill is very very important. Hold strong Arizona!Liberals are proof that evolution is only a theory. Nothing that stupid could evolve past a monkey.
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