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Here’s the Letter From Coretta Scott King You Didn’t Read Elizabeth Warren

Since Elizabeth Warren and the democrats put so much stock in a letter written by Coretta Scott King in 1991 and sent to Sen Orrin Hatch as he and Ted kennedy were working on a law to make it easier for employers to hire illegal aliens.  It was written by King and endorsed by the NAACP and other black groups:


Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reviews the civil rights struggle at a news conference prior to a Freedom concert in Trenton, New Jersey, Oct. 14, 1965. (AP Photo)


We, the undersigned members of the Black Leadership Forum, write to urge you to postpone introduction of your employer sanctions repeal legislation until we have had an opportunity to report to you what we believe to be the devastating impact the repeal would have on the economic condition of un- and semi-skilled workers—a disproportionate number of whom are African-American and Hispanic; and until we have had the opportunity to propose to you and to our Hispanic brothers and sisters, what we believe could be a number of effective means of eliminating the discrimination occasioned by employer sanctions, without losing the protection sanctions provide for U.S. workers, especially minority workers.

They were right.  Illegals have taken millions of jobs in this country while young black American citizens suffer the consequences.  The unemplyment rate for young black men sits at right around 35%.

The letter continues:

“America does not have a labor shortage. With roughly 7 million people unemployed, and double that number discouraged from seeking work, the removal of employer sanctions threatens to add additional U.S. workers to the rolls and drive down wages. Moreover, the repeal of employer sanctions will inevitably add to our social problems and place an unfair burden on the poor in the cities in which most new immigrants cluster—cities which are already suffering housing shortages and insufficient human needs services.”

When will you be reading this letter on the floor of the Senate Oh great Chief Sitting Bullshit?


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