St Petersberg Times
May 11, 2010
Two proposed referendum drives challenging Arizona’s sweeping new law targeting illegal immigration are being abandoned.
One cited not be able to time its petition filings in such a way as to put the law on hold pending a 2012 public vote and the other a belief the law would have been subject to legal protections under Arizona’s Constitution if approved by voters.
The law takes effect July 29 unless implementation is blocked by court injunctions requested under at least three of the four pending legal challenges already filed by a Hispanic clergy group, police officers and other individuals.
This article was posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 3:55 am