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Equal justice

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“The earth is the Lord’s
and all that is in it, the world and those who dwell therein.”
“Get out of my state.”
Juxtapose Psalm 24’s first verse against the sentiments behind Alabama’s harsh new anti-immigration law, HB 56, and it’s easy to see that hate, not love, is ruling the day. 
Although a federal judge in Montgomery just blocked enforcement of the law’s provision which prevents immigrants from renewing required permits on manufactured homes – which could have forced illegals to abandon their homes starting next week -- passage of the law in June was a major victory for the Federation for American Immigration Reform; its legal arm, the Immigration Reform Law Institute, whose legal counsel, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, authored the bill; and the Center for Immigration Studies, which provided research to support the legislation.
These entities can sugar-coat the truth in any way they like, but there is no escaping the reality that the purpose of HB 56 is to drive illegal immig…