No boycotts yet over new immigration law

No boycotts yet over new immigration law

There are 4 comments on the Athens Banner-Herald story from May 22, 2011, titled No boycotts yet over new immigration law. In it, Athens Banner-Herald reports that:

Almost two weeks after Gov. Nathan Deal signed a controversial crackdown on illegal immigrants, threats of boycotts have yet to materialize.

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For Americans

Benson, AZ

#1 May 23, 2011
Why should there be a boycott. Georgia like some other states have had enough of the Federal government lack of enforcement of the immigration laws. The people have had enough of throwing their tax dollars out the window to non-citizens.
Free is free

Santa Fe, NM

#2 May 23, 2011
There's no boycott because there is no backlash. People have sat down and analyzed the message. Despite the cries of racism, xenophobia, fascism, etc, people understand that enforcing the law makes sense.

It's that simple; any attempt to obfuscate with all order of extraneous charges is falling on deaf ears.
Down and Out

New York, NY

#3 May 23, 2011
Soon this will not even be considered controversial - it will be considered essential and wise for individual states to support and protect their law abiding citizenry from the ill advised aid and abetment offered to the illegals from the federal government.
The feds are putting a noose around their own neck with this molly coddle towards the illegal alien and the employers who hire them - the law abiding citizenry has enough evidence to convict the illegal immigration apologists at the ballot box with the vote and kick them soundly to the curb.
GET THE VOTE OUT - send these apologists out packing their bags in 2012 be it at local, state or federal level.

Saint James City, FL

#4 May 24, 2011
Why boycotts? Georgia has a HUGE gang problem with Cartel affiliations. The potential boycotts can go to a Sanctuary city if they love Illegals so much and the associated crime that goes with them. Go Georgia go!

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