Submitted by scharrison on Sat, 11/24/2012 - 4:31pm
The color of your skin or the sound of your name is probable cause for persecution:
That same year, Johnson arrested more than 100 Latinos at a local Division of Motor Vehicles office and accused them of using phony documents to obtain driver's licenses. In 2004, according to Hannah Gill, a researcher at the University of North Carolina, Johnson proposed that deputies visit the homes of people with Latino surnames to root out voter fraud.
I think the thing that is most frightening about this is the fact that voters seem to love this guy, which could encourage other sheriffs to follow his bigoted example.
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