Takeouts: Arizona's 'Safe Neighborhoods' Bill Supporters Defend their Position, NHL Playoffs

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  • IMMIGRATION TAKEOUT: Arizona State Senate Bill 1070, also known as the “Safe Neighborhoods” bill, has pushed immigration reform to the top of the national agenda. Critics say that the anti-illegal immigration bill’s measures are far too harsh, and possibly even illegal the requirement that local and state police detain anybody with reasonable suspicion of being in the country illegally. We speak with Carmen Mercer, founder and president of the Minutemen Civil Defense Corps who says that this is exactly the kind of legislation the state needs to protect its citizens from the crime that bleeds into our country over thousands of miles of insecure border.
  • SPORTS TAKEOUT: Last night was game seven in the first round of the NHL playoff series. We talk with Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin for an update.