51% nationally approve SB 1070, 76% oppose boycott of Az
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51% nationally approve SB 1070, 76% oppose boycott of Az


Arizona's strict immigration law get the nod from 51 percent of voters nationwide in a new survey, while 48 percent would like a similar law in their own state.

Voters approve SB 1070 51 - 31 percent in a poll by Quinnipiac University released Tuesday. 45 percent say it will reduce illegal immigration and 66 percent say immigration reform shoud move toward stricter enforcement rather than integrating immigrants into society.

48 percent want their state to pass a similar immigration law, with 35 percent saying no.

76 percent says that a boycott of Arizona by those opposed to SB 1070 is a bad idea.

"The Arizona immigration law has emerged as a major divide in the country, but the numbers are on the side of those supporting it," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, in a news release.

"The strong plurality who says they would like a similar law in their own state probably portends the law will be an issue in many, many campaigns this November across the country. Depending on how those elections and court challenges come out, copy cat Arizona laws could be a hot issue in state capitals after November."

The support for the Arizona law comes despite the belief by 45 percent that it will lead to discrimination against Hispanics.

Support for Arizona's SB 1070 and the desire to have a similar statute in their own state follow a similar demographic patterns: More than two-thirds of Republicans; more than half of independents and less than a third of Democrats are in favor.

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On the desire to have a similar law, men agree 55 – 35 percent, while women agree 42 – 36 percent.

The biggest gaps come along generational lines: Voters 18 to 34 years old oppose such a law in their state 43 – 36 percent, but voters 35 to 54 years old support such a law 52 – 33 percent and voters over 55 support such laws 55 – 32 percent.

Whites back the idea 53 – 32 percent, while blacks oppose it 43 – 26 percent and Hispanics oppose it 52 – 37 percent.

"Support for the Arizona law and its extension divides along political and racial lines, with much stronger support from men than women," Brown said. "While young voters are split on the law in Arizona, they don't want it in their state. And no group believes a boycott is a good idea."

From May 19 – 24, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,914 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.2 percentage points.

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Jun 3, 2010, 11:21 pm
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@TUCSONSAM

Tucson Sam. Let me correct you since you seem quasi-literate. I believe you mean troll not TROOL.

You also managed to spell the nickname wrong despite the reply function here automatically populating the reply-to header.

As usual from the progressive left the ad-hominem is the primary tool used in debate simply because facts are not able to be used to support any of the bogus balderdash progressives eructate. The fact is the progressives in office are accelerating the bankrupting of America with a Cloward Piven strategy. Form the ashes of the state they are attempting to fail they believe they will construct a progressive Statist authoritarian regime that serves the oligarchical collectivist masters.

The identity politics which you are interested in is a distraction. That is how ignorant and ill informed you (Tucson Sam) are. The oligarchs in charge bait you with side of the street identity politics and you lap it up, and you want to spend more on entitlements when the country is well over 20 trillion in the hole, and your glorious progressive master triples average daily spending (so far) compared to Bush.

When your allies have robbed us of freedom, liberty and our constitution you will have to live with yourself, and when the end comes, you will be judged harshly for disobeying God, disobeying natural laws and subverting our enumerated rights.

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Jun 3, 2010, 10:43 pm
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@MICKROSSON
YOU ARE A TROOL.

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Jun 3, 2010, 8:17 pm
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@TUCSONSAM

Yeah, its all Bush’s fault, 500 days in, it still is. Really, ? Really, thats all you got.

Obama’s average spending is 3 times per day than Bush. That’s about 3 trillion in 500 days. And you communist rat vermin progressives were all over bush on the spending.

14th Amendment is EQUAL PROTECTION OF LAWS, and various other things. You know nothing of the Constitution.

So Tucson sam, die of cancer and youll get a nice Obamacare hospital bed and no treatment and you can die in the commie state hospital next to a fence hopper that drained our nation and our schools and our hopitals.

Tucson sam, communist rat vermin progressive traitor to both God, the constitution and Country.

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