A hearing in the Capitol yesterday featured Arizona women and girls speaking out against SB 1070, as activists launch a new wristband campaign to protest the law. Meanwhile, the death of Sergio Adrian Hernández remains a top story in the Spanish-language press as it reverberates on the international stage.
Women against 1070. The Spanish-language press covers a hearing on Capitol Hill at which women and girls from Arizona decried the problems that the passage of SB 1070 has caused, and the situation in which they currently live in the state. AOL Latino posts a column from Maribel Hastings of America’s Voice on the topic, titled “Even before going into effect, SB 1070 is wreaking havoc”. EFE has more on the story.