already feeling financial fallout of
like a spic to me" law
Since Arizona's controversial immigration bill
was signed many around the nation have called for boycotts on the state.
Civil rights organizations banned together at
the state capitol Friday to announce the launch of the website www.boycottarizona.org.
Not up yet
Some local businesses are already feeling the
The Arizona Hotel and Lodging Association say
19 meeting have been cancelled because of Senate Bill 1070.
These groups represent an economic impact of
$6 million to the state.
Ben Bethel says, “It's been a very quick swift
action like I've never seen before.”
He is the owner of the Clarendon Hotel and says
business has slowed since Senate Bill 1070 was signed.
Bethel explains, “We've had three groups cancel.
As of today we've been receiving some angry telephone calls, emails and
One fax reads “Boycott Arizona. Don't buy, vacation
or do business in Arizona.” The fax even encourages
residents to buy only what you need and “help
stop racist people from having their way."
Yes, people can vote with their wallets.
They hardly every do - maybe this will help get
the word out.
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