Who's boycotting Arizona over their controversial immigration law SB1070?

And how is that affecting the state?

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
    Best Answer

    The list is too long to paste on here, but here's a small part of it and the link so you can see the rest. Arizona is losing millions and millions before the law goes into effect. They'll never catch up after all the law suits start piling up. Arizona Republican politicians just crashed their own economy.

    http://www.azcentral.com/business/articles/2010/05...

    Who is boycotting Arizona?

    Cities/counties that have approved boycotts of Arizona:

    • Amherst (Mass.) • Austin.

    • Berkeley, Calif.

    • Bloomington, Ind.

    • Boston.

    • Boulder, Colo.• Burlington, Vt.

    • Columbus, Ohio.

    • Cook County, Ill.

    • El Paso (city and county).

    • Gallup, N.M.

    • Hartford, Conn.

    • Los Angeles (city and county).

    • Oakland.

    • Richmond, Calif. • Sacramento

    • San Pablo, Calif.

    • St. Paul, Minn.

    • Santa Monica, Calif.

    • San Francisco (non-binding resolution).

    • Seattle.

    • West Hollywood, Calif. For:

    • Costa Mesa and Orange, Calif., City Councils have declared themselves "rule of law" cities in support of Arizona's law. • Hemet, Calif., City Council on June 22 endorsed Arizona's law.

    • Hudspeth County, Texas, commissioners voted 2-1 May 11 to adopt a resolution supporting Arizona's new immigration law.

    Groups that announced travel boycotts of Arizona:

    • American Educational Research Assn.

    • Asian American Justice Center.

    • Center for Community Change.

    • L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.

    • Law and Society Association.

    • Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

    • League of United Latin American Citizens.

    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators (formerly National Assn. of Foreign Student Advisers).

    • National Alliance of Black Educators

    • National Association of Legal Professionals • National Council of La Raza.

    • National Puerto Rican Coalition.

    • Service Employees International Union.

    • Society for Applied Anthropology

    • Sociologists Without Borders.

    • United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

    • World Boxing Council.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    I am buying more Arizona goods and getting friends to buy more stuff as well. As to how it is affecting the state, Arizona is a sevice economy. It's actually hard to find stuff made in Arizona. It's known more for it's call center, like you can boycott that. TOurism is another main component, which might be affected though. THere is also concenr that Los Angeles who is boycotting Arizona would actually be hurting itself. Angeleno's get a lot of water and electricity from Arizona, and economically Los Angeles is closest to Phoenix than any other city. Economist believe that there would be little impact on Arizona's economy and it's more of a show.

  • 3 years ago

    i've got study the bill. i do no longer understand why human beings save asserting it is going to tension racial profiling. Do you no longer think of that if an officer pulled over a white driving force for an infraction and that driving force in undemanding terms spoke Russian and ought to no longer cutting-edge ideal identity that the officer might bypass throughout an identical verification on criminal status as a spanish-conversing driving force who ought to no longer grant ideal identity? of path that officer might. the element is each and every person has to grant ideal criminal identity, so how is that racial profiling? it somewhat isn't any longer. sure, the bill mirrors, to a point, our federal rules. So??? you are able to no longer run around, cover at the back of, and pussy-foot the certainty that it somewhat is a longstanding regulation which you enter this u . s . legally and which you do no longer hire unlawful extraterrestrial beings. So what's the super deal approximately SB1070? If our American factors are going to get used up then i might lots somewhat they be used to wrestle unlawful immigration as adversarial to helping illegals. And the reason numerous SB1070 supporters say "study the bill" is by using the fact everybody who has 0.5 a suggestions and any actual American delight might see that it somewhat is a regulation in want of the yank human beings. What ought to in all probability be so undesirable approximately that?

  • 10 years ago

    I found a list on another site of nationally known companies headquartered in AZ that had publicly stated that they are for the law.

    feel free to boycott:

    (University of Phoenix). Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

    Cold Stone Creamery. Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona

    Discount Tire Company. Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona

    Go Daddy. Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona

    P. F. Chang's China Bistro. Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

    PetSmart. Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

    U-Haul. Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

    US Airways. Headquarters: Tempe, Arizona

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Things are good here in Arizona.

  • 10 years ago

    Not me. You know how hard it is to get into mexico from america legally, or into canada and out. That is what we need to do, have it so its almost impossible to impossible to get here illegally, this is what every state should do. Those who boycott it, i will boycott them.

  • Godboy
    Lv 6
    10 years ago

    I would expect California to be on the wrong end of a discrimination suit soon. The very thing that they are accusing Ar. of is what they are doing to Arizona. Limiting financial distribution based on a behavior that they don't agree with

  • 10 years ago

    People who are very foolish. Illegal immigration will ruin the US if left unchecked.

    http://nationscrier.com/index.php?option=com_conte...

  • I am all for Arizona's law. I boycott California

  • 10 years ago

    TO GREASY TONY: I took your list of cities boycotting AZ Law SB 1070 and found compelling argument that your information is once again, SLANTED at best; at worst a LIE.

    • Amherst (Mass.)

    Jun 10, 2010 ... the town of Amherst MA proudly support Arizona for taking a strong stand for state's rights, protecting it's ...www.facebook.com/posted.php?id=116650658359171... - Cached

    • Austin.

    Rallyto support Arizona and bring the law here ... Saturday, June 12, 2010. Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Location: 11th and Congress Austin, TX ...

    • Berkeley, Calif.

    Councilwoman wants to support Arizona law - Topix1 post - 1 author - Last post: May 26

    ARIZONA.USA THE KEEPERS OF THE FEDERAL LAWS OF THE USA BERKELEY, CA. ...

    www.topix.com/forum/city/santa-ana-ca/TC04AJNBACOEQF113 - Cached

    • Bloomington, Ind.

    Bloomington piles into Arizona boycott | NewsTalk | Indianapolis ...Jun 3, 2010 ... Fortunately, Bloomington is but a blip on the radar screen and doesn't represent the majority of Hoosiers' support for the Arizona law. ...

    • Boston.

    Protesters voice support for Arizona immigration lawCurrently in: Boston, MA (02128). Protesters voice support for Arizona immigration law. Jun 6, 2010 www.necn.com/06/...support...Arizona.../landing_politics.html?...

    • Boulder, Colo.

    Hundreds rally in support of new Arizona illegal-immigration law ...www.denverpost.com/extremes/ci_15236777?source=pkg - Cached

    • Burlington, Vt.

    Vermonters support the Arizona law. VERMONT stands with you. ... www.facebook.com/pages/...Burlington-VT/127679300598328 - Cached

    • Columbus, Ohio.

    59% in Ohio Support Tough Immigration Law Like Arizona's ...

    www.topix.com/forum/us/illegal.../TBNK8346IB606DGKL - Cached

    • Cook County, Ill.

    Daily Herald | Supports Arizona's immigration lawMay 22, 2010 ... www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=381213&src - Cached

    • El Paso (city and county).

    EL PASO, TX - It's controversial, but one high profile El Pasoan isn't shy about showing his support for Arizona's new immigration law. ...

    www.ktsm.com/.../tx-politician-proposing-immigration-law-similar-to-az - Cached

    • Gallup, N.M.

    NM flower shops, restaurants hit by Nigerian scam ... Unsurprisingly, support for the bill is split along partisan lines Since the Arizona laws mirrors the Federal law, the headline should read: ...

    newmexicoindependent.com/.../az-immigration-law-favored-by-75-percent-of-gop-34-percent-of-dems

    • Hartford, Conn.

    Hartford, Conn. Lake Elsinore councils to vote on support for Arizona law - 181 comments · Next immigration fight vs. ...www.topix.com/wire/city/hartford-ct - Cached - Similar

    • Los Angeles (city and county).

    2 Riverside County cities vote to support Arizona's anti-illegal ...Jun 22, 2010 ... latimesblogs.latimes.com/.../2-riverside-county-cities-vote-to-support-arizonas-antiillegal-immigration-law.html - Cached

    • Oakland.

    .May 30, 2010 ... Oakland, CA: As thousands of people took to the streets of Phoenix to protest ... majority of Americans seem to support the Arizona law. ... bluewavenews.com/.../protests-of-arizona-law-make-up-national-day-of-action/ - Cached

    • Richmond, Calif.

    Immigration debate – Richmond Confidential ...May 18, 2010 ... She wrote up some letters, had teachers sign them in support, .... For all the uproar over Arizona's law, California has an almost identical ...richmondconfidential.org/.../reader-weighs-in-on-immigration-debate/ - Cached

    • Sacramento

    First Read - Poll: Nearly two-thirds back AZ lawMay 12, 2010 ... The Arizona law nearly mirrors California penal code 834B, yet, the L.A. City ...

    firstread.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2010/05/12/2312319.aspx - Cached

    • St. Paul, Minn.

    'Wonderful': GOP gubernatorial hopefuls support Arizona ...Apr 28, 2010 ...minnesotaindependent.com/.../wonderful-gop-gubernatorial-hopefuls-support-arizona-immigration-law - Cached

    • Santa Monica, Calif.

    2 Riverside County cities vote to support Arizona's anti-illegal ...Jun 22, 2010 ... latimesblogs.latimes.com/.../2-riverside-county-cities-vote-to-support-arizonas-antiillegal-immigration-law.html - Cached

    • San Francisco (non-binding resolution).

    San Francisco Sentinel » Blog Archives » CALIFORNIANS SPLIT ON ...May 30, 2010 ... Of the voters surveyed, 50% support Arizona's law and 43% oppose it. ... California voters are closely divided www.sanfranciscosentinel.com/?p=75279 - Cached

    • Seattle.

    Seattle PostGlobe 61% of NW supports ...Jun 21, 2010 ... A new opinion survey for public radio shows people in the Northwest strongly support Arizona's new immigration law. seattlepostglobe.org/.../kplu-poll-61-of-northwesterners-support-arizona-anti-immigration-law - Cached

    • West Hollywood, Calif.

    Arizona Immigration law divides Californians | The Los Angeles ...May 31, 2010 ... "California voters support the Arizona law, but not nearly by the margins we've seen in other parts of the country, " says Dan Schnur, ...www.laindependent.com/news/regional/95266314.html - Cached

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