Attorney General Holder made an appearance on ABC’s “This Week” on 5/09/10 at which time he voiced concern that enforcement of the Arizona immigration law could lead to racial profiling.
Holder said “we could potentially get on a slippery slope where people will be picked on because of how they look as opposed to what they have done.”
The Associated Press reported on the appearance of Attorney General Holder on “This Week” in a 5/09/10 article entitled: ‘Holder Warns Arizona Law Could Create ‘Slippery Slope’ Toward Racial Profiling.’
Holder reportedly said the Justice Department was “considering all of our options,” including a lawsuit either on grounds that the Arizona law had pre-empted federal powers or was a violation of federal civil rights statutes.
Lou Dobbs on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ (VIDEO)
Radio talk show host Lou Dobbs appeared on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ on 5/11/10 and gave his opinion about a potential lawsuit of the Federal government against Arizona.
Dobbs said that he thinks it would be a great thing for the country if the Federal government would sue Arizona and he enumerated many reasons for this opinion when he discussed the issue with Bill O’Reilly.
Dobbs thinks we need clarity in this matter, and that the American people want action. He also discussed the 10th amendment to the Constitution as it sets out states’ rights.
A VIDEO of that appearance may be viewed under the heading: ‘Lou Dobbs on Immigration Chaos’ with a subheading of ‘Radio talk show host weighs in on controversial law dividing the country.’
Brit Hume on Fox News broadcast (VIDEO)
Brit Hume, Senior Political Analyst for Fox News Channel, spoke to Fox’s Bret Baier on 5/10/10 regarding the comments made by Attorney General Holder concerning the government possibly suing the state of Arizona.
This appearance can be viewed on VIDEO under the heading: ‘Brit Hume’s Commentary: 5/10.’ It is subtitled: ‘Did Attorney General Holder read Arizona’s immigration law before he attacked it?’
Hume talked about the ‘slippery slope’ words used by Holder when he appeared on “This Week.” Hume reiterated the language of the Arizona law about lawful stop, detention and arrest, and what constitutes reasonable suspicion. He especially said what reasonable suspicion is NOT that is specific to the Arizona immigration law.
The possibility of the Federal government suing the state of Arizona has been raised by the Attorney General of the United States. This matter will be followed closely here at Associated Content, and our readers will be kept informed of any new information forthcoming on this issue.
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