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How Jan Brewer and Many Others Got the Supreme Court's Immigration Ruling Wrong

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer sounded triumphant Monday as she declared that the "heart" of SB 1070, Arizona's harsh anti-illegal immigration law, had been "upheld" by the Supreme Court. "The heart of Senate Bill 1070 has been proven to be constitutional. Arizona’s and every other state’s inherent authority to protect and defend its people has been upheld." There's just one problem: The high court did not find any provision of Arizona's law to be constitutional—it did not "uphold" any part of the law.
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