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Tag Archives: John Tanton

Immigration debate tinged by racism, Latinos charge

Immigration is an important issue in the United States, but is it something the GOP nomination for president should hinge on? Is there a reason that as unauthorized immigration from Mexico to the U.S. steadily declines, the rhetoric becomes ever...

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October 5, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Conservatives denounce new deportation policy as ‘backdoor amnesty’

Republicans and immigration enforcement hawks are denouncing the Obama administration’s newly announced policy of selective deportation. The policy would have the government evaluate each person currently in deportation proceedings on a case-by-case basis using multiple criteria which were outlined in...

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August 20, 2011 Center Well, Politics
States passing or considering harsh immigration laws all look one place for guidance: FAIR

States passing or considering harsh immigration laws all look one place for guidance: FAIR

Pretty much wherever you find efforts to tighten immigration laws in the United States, you find John Tanton--or more likely these days, one of the groups he founded....

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April 17, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

Latino Republicans court GOP defector Hasan

Conservative Latino organization Somos Republicans, which has battled the rise of what it sees as bigoted, big-government positions on immigration among Republican leaders, is courting high-profile Colorado Republican Party defector Muhammed Ali Hasan. The group Monday asked Hasan...

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January 3, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
GOP immigration meeting featured radical right groups with white supremacist ties

GOP immigration meeting featured radical right groups with white supremacist ties

Republican legislators Monday hosted an informational meeting to discuss immigration in Colorado, but the Colorado Independent has learned two of the presenters invited to speak were from organizations founded by white supremacist John Tanton. One of those organizations, The...

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November 30, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Tancredo linked to Minuteman group accused of Arizona double-murder

Tancredo linked to Minuteman group accused of Arizona double-murder

Shawna Forde and members of Minutemen American Defense -- an anti-illegal immigration vigilante group charged in the double homicide of an Arizona man and his 9-year-old daughter and the attempted murder of the man's wife — shared a stage,...

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June 18, 2009 Center Well, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
NYT: Obama to push for immigration reform; hate groups riled up

NYT: Obama to push for immigration reform; hate groups riled up

Proving yet again that the president can (and should) walk and chew gum at the same time, Barack Obama is poised to announce a debate next month on creating a legal path for undocumented immigrants to become citizens. In...

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April 9, 2009 Blog, Politics
No Habla Español

No Habla Español

If English is good enough for Miss Universe, it should be be a-okay for future presidents claims a group opposed to bi-lingualism. Mauro Mujica, chairman […]...

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August 14, 2007 Politics
Tancredo, Brownback Continue to Spar Over Donor

Tancredo, Brownback Continue to Spar Over Donor

Presidential candidate Sen. Sam Brownback broadened his criticism of Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo this week for accepting donations from John Tanton, a well-known population control […]...

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July 25, 2007 Politics
Tancredo Donor More Than Just Pro-Choice

Tancredo Donor More Than Just Pro-Choice

Sen. Sam Brownback...

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July 3, 2007 Politics

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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