Question by : Why did Rick Perry oppose states rights in speaking out against the Arizona Immigration Law? http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20003882-503544.html
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who often makes national headlines for his strong conservative views and flashy style, is the latest Republican to come out against Arizona’s controversial new immigration law.
” I have concerns with portions of the law passed in Arizona and believe it would not be the right direction for Texas,” Perry said in a statement.
But Perry, who bragged earlier this week about shooting a coyote and suggested last year that his state could secede from the United States, explained why he thinks the Arizona law is flawed.
“Some aspects of the law turn law enforcement officers into immigration officials by requiring them to determine immigration status during any lawful contact with a suspected alien, taking them away from their existing law enforcement duties, which are critical to keeping citizens safe,” Perry said.
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Answer by GOZ2FAST
He has a different opinion on how to handle the immigration problem…go figure.
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