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Tea parties, backing the Arizona immigration bill

David Weigel  
Washington Times
April 25, 2010

Arizona’s SB 1070, the legislation [1] that would allow law enforcement to demand proof of citizenship from anyone they find suspicious, is getting some clutch support from the local tea party movement.

From the Arizona Tea Party’s page [2] on how to rally for the bill:

We are asking for you to spread the word to see if anyone is available to come down there… to show your support of the bill.

They are meeting by the Arizona Flag on the House Lawn. Bring American Flags and signs if possible… Signs: We support “LEGAL” Immigration, In Mexico, You Must Be Legal… Why not here? – etc…

The call for protesters is a response [3] to the teeming anti-SB 1070 protests outside of the Capitol.

So, here is one effort to give government more power that tea partiers are not pounding the pavement to oppose.