Thursday, January 22, 2009

CNN: Mexican-America Legal Defense Fund Monitoring English Only Referendum Results

If English Only wins today, you better get your wallets out and prepare to fork over local tax dollars to deal with the legal fallout:
Elise Shore, southeast director of the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said her regional office in Atlanta, Georgia, was monitoring the Nashville balloting.

"We just elected our first black president. There are the forces of globalization and conducting business around the world ... in the face of this, we see these measures?" Shore asked.

The proposal "sends a strong message ... this is a negative message. In fact, it invites discrimination," she said.

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