By Craig McDermott, crossposted from Random Musings
* – Well, maybe; the people behind the state’s latest embarrassment don’t seem like that they have gotten the “Wait, people have heard about this. Never mind” message.
From the Arizona Capitol Times, written by Hank Stephenson –
America’s civil rights legacy has been “hijacked” by blacks, and revisionist history unfairly denigrates “English-speaking white citizens” even though they freed the slaves and ended segregation, according to a group planning a “civil rights conference” on the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives later this month.
The American Unification Movement is an anti-immigration group headed up by Los Angeles-based activist Ted Hayes, who has teamed up with local conservative activist Ron Ludders to host the all-day event at the statehouse on May 21.
Shortly after the original story was published, this update was appended to the story –
UPDATE: About a half-hour after the story below was published, the Arizona House of Representatives said that the American Unification Movement event had been canceled.
From the front page of their website –