Saturday, July 20, 2024

Guest Blogger Series: Robert Deposada “La Comay Controversy: Free Speech or Instigating More Hate Crimes?”

Freedom of speech is one of the most important rights we enjoy under our Constitution, and one that we must protect at all costs. However, this right has its limits. For instance, you can’t scream “Fire!” in the middle of a crowded theatre, because of the harm it can cause others around you. And promoting […]

Arizona Immigration Law Makes an Economic Impact

Although many of the controversial provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration law were halted until November, the law has already had impact economically on the state. Many organizations and states issued official boycotts on Arizona. According to The Arizona Republic, fewer companies and organizations are choosing the state as a place to host of conventions […]

Arizona Official Threatens to Cut off Los Angeles Power for Boycotting State

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa received a letter from Gary Pierce, commissioner of the Arizona Corporation Commission, which threatened to cut off the city’s power supply as payback for the city’s boycott of Arizona. As previously reported in La Plaza, the Los Angeles City Council made the decision last week to boycott Arizona in protest […]