“Respect for the rule of law means respect for every law,” said Brewer, a Republican. “People across America are watching Arizona, she warned. “I will not tolerate racial discrimination or racial profiling in Arizona.”
“We…have been more than patient waiting for Washington to act,” Brewer added. “But decades of inaction and misguided policy have created a dangerous and unacceptable situation.
Brewer’s decision came just hours after Democrat President Obama called the proposal “misguided.”
Read Gov. Brewer’s complete statement here.
The law goes into effect in 90 days.