Alabama Shows Them Boys in Arizona How to DO Institutional Racism, By Golly!
Oh, sho 'nuff! Them sun baked fellers what they got over thar in Arizona made a good START at it with their SB1070 what makes it an illegal offense to look like a Mexican. But when it comes to good ol' fashioned separatin' the brown rice from the white rice, you can't beat the political minds of Alabammy!
Why lookee here. They all went and passed them a new law what not only says the cops gotta check immigration status on people what gets pulled over for drivin' while brown... they done took it a step further!
Accordin' to this here newsypaper story, lookit what we gone and did!
The American Civil Liberties Union declared its intention Thursday to file a lawsuit opposing the law, arguing that it would invite racial profiling and require police to "demand 'papers' from people they stop whom they suspect are not authorized to be in the U.S."
"This draconian initiative signed into law this morning by Gov. Robert Bentley is so oppressive that even Bull Connor himself would be impressed," said Wade Henderson, head of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, referring to Birmingham's notorious segregationist public safety commissioner from the civil rights era. "HB56 is designed to do nothing more than terrorize the state's Latino community."
Hell, boy! Not just LATINOS! Nee-grews! Mooslims! Libruhls! ANYbody what cain't prove he's a natural borned AMERICAN can git tossed into the hoosegow until they PROVES they was borned in the Yewnited States!
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The measure will require public schools to determine the immigration status of students — an aspect not covered in an Arizona law that has been at the forefront as several U.S. states seek to crack down on illegal immigrants.
Under the Alabama law, police must detain someone they suspect of being in the country illegally if the person cannot produce proper documentation when stopped for any reason.
It also will be a crime to knowingly transport or harbor someone who is in the country illegally. The law imposes penalties on businesses that knowingly employ someone without legal resident status. A company's business license could be suspended or revoked.