Arizona isn't a frequent work destination for city employees, but that's not the point, Coleman said. The law, "rooted in hate and fear," sets a dangerous example, he said.The above-emboldened quote, of course, doesn't apply to a white honky-cracker cattle rancher, does it Chris? But I digress.
"It will create a culture where racial profiling is acceptable and will create a dangerous wedge between police officers and the communities they serve," Coleman said. "I can't imagine what it would have been like for my grandmother had they passed a similar anti-Irish law.
"Today I choose to stand with the millions of immigrants in our city and across the country who should have access to the same level of safety and opportunity as everyone else."