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Well Martha the rallies here obviously will not affect what happens the courtroom but they can't change public opinion.
And maybe how voters perceive the court's decision which is expected course -- in the summer.
That did happen two years ago this week when governor brewer signed SB 1070.
-- -- law and of course the coverage in the publicity was generated by those very large protests.
-- cities and groups to boycott Arizona and now -- some of those same immigration advocates who opposed ends up we will march again today.
They claim the law which makes it a state crime to be in the US illegally.
Treats all immigrants.
As criminals and all Latinos as and documented the supporters argue that this is really helps fix this that country's broken immigration law.
It makes it a state crime to be in the US.
Illegally and they will basically say that this provides cops the tools they need to enforce the law.
To protect the public against criminal aliens and reduce the cost to taxpayers for providing services to illegal immigrants.
That is court called attrition through enforcement -- the backbone of 1070.
And Martha they argue you know the people differences in the -- SA said he can't have a patchwork of a laws applying to immigration but they say we have that would drugs we have that -- firearms.
And it was -- just a few years ago with the EPA.
When the Bush Administration was not enforcing.
The pollution laws on automobiles they said well.
The states let's go it were aggressive so they say it does work in other areas as well -- you.
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