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Packing for Vacation? Remember the Sunscreen, Camera, and the ACLU Know-Your-Rights Card

Packing for Vacation? Remember the Sunscreen, Camera, and the ACLU Know-Your-Rights Card

By Peter Simonson, ACLU of New Mexico at 1:02pm
Summer vacations to the Grand Canyon will require a little extra preparation this year. Along with your camera and hot-weather gear, make sure to pack a copy of the ACLU's new know-your-rights card (PDF), advising you of your rights if stopped by law enforcement or immigration authorities. The recent passage of Arizona's racial profiling law, S.B. 1070, has created an environment of extreme uncertainty where police encounters and civil rights are concerned.
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