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20 May 2010

Fulton County Commission Passes Resolution Opposing AZ Immigration Law

But the question is, how many Fulton County Commissioners have actually read the text of Arizona state Senate Bill 1070?

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Wednesday stating the board of commissioners’ opposition to Arizona’s Anti-Immigration Law.

We feel very strongly that what's happening in Arizona whether it's 2000 miles away, it's still something that we can say 'this is wrong' in terms of what they're trying to do," said Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves.

Commissioner Emma Darnell said she drafted the new resolution because Fulton County is one of the most diverse communities in the nation. She feels the Arizona law broadening officers' power to detain those suspected of being in the country illegally is unfair.

Fulton Commissioners Oppose Arizona Immigration Law. WSB-TV. Retrieved on 2010-5-20.

It's been reported that neither Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano nor Attorney General Eric Holder have read S.B.1070 [Obama folks having real t-r-o-u-b-l-e reading the new A-r-i-z-o-n-a illegal immigrant l-a-w. Top of the Ticket (L.A. Times). Retrieved on 2010-5-20.]. I am willing to bet two dozen, hot, warm Krispy Kreme glazed donuts that Fulton County's commissioners haven't read the bill either.

Ask John Eaves if he's read the bill. Ask Emma Darnell if she's read Senate Bill 1070. Don't let them equivocate. Don't them let hem or haw. If any Fulton County Commissioner says no to question of whether they've read S.B.1070, tell them to know their roles and shut their mouths.

By the way, Commissioner Robb Pitts didn't vote on the resolution opposing the Arizona immigration law because he has not read S.B.1070. Pitts' actions reflect good common sense.