Now that the Supreme Court has made their ruling on SB1070-- keeping some of it and scraping other parts-- here is more specific information from Derechos Humanos regarding the press conference and protests today and tomorrow (June 25-26).
Tucson Community Members Demand a Repeal of SB1070: Affirm the Principle that if a Law is Unjust, Our Duty is Resistance!
1. Press Conference TODAY [June 25] At: 1pm @ Arizona State Building in Downtown Tucson, corner of Congress and Granada.
2. Community rally at 4:30 pm TODAY [June 25] and TOMORROW [June 26], in opposition to SB1070 at the same place. Arizona State Building in Downtown Tucson, corner of Congress and Granada.
3. Things to bring if you can: noise makers, signs, water and friends.Original Story...
How will the US Supreme Court rule on Arizona's racist "papers please" SB1070? If the oral arguments are any indication, many of us on the left will not like it. The ruling is expected any day now.
If the SCOTUS rules in favor of SB1070 and allows it to stand, a local coalition is calling on Southern Arizonans to protest.
On the heels of the Supreme Court decision on SB1070, a broad coalition representing various members of the Tucson community is calling on southern Arizonans to stand together in defiance of the law and other racist policies and Practices of which it is a part. The court's expected decision is not definitive and we call on others to stand strong and to stand in solidarity with their neighbors.
WHAT: Community Rally in opposition to SB1070
TIME AND DATE: 4:30 pm on the day of the Supreme Court ruling on SB1070
WHERE: Arizona State Building in Downtown Tucson, corner of Congress and Granada