Arizona governor: Boycott is misguided

Jan Brewer, the governor of Arizona, responds to calls for sports boycotts of her state

Originally Published: May 5, 2010
By Gov. Jan Brewer | Special to ESPN.com

In my 28 years of public service, I have made a lot of tough calls. But with a federal government unwilling to secure our border for years and years, Arizona is left with little choice. Imagine a sporting event in which rules have been agreed to for 70 years, but the umpires refuse to enforce those rules. It makes no sense. Although I recognize that Arizona Senate Bill 1070, as amended, is not the entire solution to our illegal immigration problem in Arizona, most people are united in the hope ...

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