Lakers Fans To ‘Protest’ Jackson AZ Law Support

An Orange County (CA) political blog run by the former Hispanic Outreach Director for the Republican Party of Orange County is planning a protest outside Staples Center on May 17 before Game 1 of the Lakers-Suns playoff game.

Phil Jackson banner fans to protest Lakers coach stance on Arizona immigration law

(How flattering)

Friday Santa Ana resident Art Fedora asked readers to join him before Monday’s game at 5pm “to denounce Lakers Coach Phil Jackson for his support of Racist Arizona bill SB1070.” Fedora added in his posted request, “What if during a basketball Game in Arizona, Lakers Fans get questioned about their immigration status?

The “protest” stems from comments made by Jackson earlier this month to the media about Arizona’s pending immigration enforcement law. On May 5, the coach told J.A. Adande: Read more…