San Francisco supes OK Arizona boycott resolution

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco leaders have made another symbolic move against Arizona over its controversial new anti-illegal immigration law.

The city's Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 Tuesday to pass a resolution to boycott Arizona-based businesses. It asks sports leagues to not hold any championship games or tournaments there, and also supports the city attorney in helping to challenge the law.

The nonbinding resolution is similar to an earlier directive by Mayor Gavin Newsom to city agencies. But his spokesman, Tony Winnicker, says the mayor has not yet decided whether to sign the resolution.

Arizona's law includes requiring police to question someone about his or her immigration status if there's "reasonable suspicion" that the person is undocumented.

Critics say it will lead to racial profiling.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle,

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