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Posted by eyewall in Editorials & Other Articles
Thu Apr 29th 2010, 03:38 PM
The law states that an American citizen who is not carrying proof of citizenship can be sentenced to six months in jail. Most people do not know what is required for Proof of Citizenship (a driver's license does not qualify).

Here is the official govt list of acceptable documents to prove you are a "legal":


Documents serving as primary evidence of U.S. citizenship are:

* Previously issued, undamaged US passport
* Certified birth certificate issued by the city, county or state of birth
* Consular Report of Birth (of U.S. citizen) Abroad or Certification of Birth
* Naturalization Certificate
* Certificate of Citizenship

The Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth should be obtained by persons who were born abroad to U.S. citizens.


How many of you have appropriate documents on your person every day?

People who oppose this law should ask whites on the street for their proof of citizenship. Let them know that almost everyone in the state of Arizona could face jail time at any moment under this law. Even better if police did this since they are supposedly not using racial profiling.

How can Arizonians stand for this previously abhorrent image of totalitarianism? We've all grown up seeing the frightening images of police stopping someone on the street and demanding "Show me your papers", knowing they could be whisked away to jail without suspicion of any crime. It's an image that was used to define how America was different from a tyrannical dictatorship. It defined how we cherished our freedom.

Bring it home to the man on the street before Hannity and Mrs Palin convince enough people that this should become a federal law.

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