Justice Department Sets Up Civil Rights “Violation” Hotline for Arizona?
The Department of Justice just can’t help itself. Yesterday after the most important provision, or what Arizona Governor Jan Brewer called the “heart” of SB 1070 was unanimously upheld, which allows local law enforcement to inquire about legal status, the feds set up a hotline in the state for people to report “potential” civil rights violations.
And yes, the hotline was set up by the same Civil Rights Division within the Justice Department that refused to prosecute New Black Panther Party members for intimidating voters outside of a Philadelphia polling place in 2008.
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