This morning the Supreme Court finally handed down a decision on the Obama administration’s challenge to SB 1070, the Arizona immigration measure signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer in April 2010. While much of the law was struck down, law enforcement officers will be able to check immigration status when people are arrested.
The Court did not share its Obamacare decision today.
There’s a bit of media disagreement about how to present the news.
Key takeaways from United States v. Arizona:
Too bad the federal government refuses to do its job.
SCOTUSblog calls this a broad win for the Obama administration.
Where do we go from here?
A few perfect morsels of snark for the occasion:
And of course, you know what time it is: time to yell “RAAAAACIST!!!111!!!”
Politicians react to the decision:
Sen. Harry Reid couldn’t contain his response to a mere 140 characters: