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Jimmy John’s franchise owner condemns SB1070 under pressure from boycott

by Brad Sigal |
7/15/10
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One of the BAM! campaign protests at Jimmy John's in Minneapolis (Fight Back! News/Staff)

Minneapolis, MN - The immigrant rights movement scored a victory in Minnesota. Under pressure from a growing boycott and weekly protests, on July 14 the owner of nine local Jimmy John’s sandwich shops in Minneapolis and the western suburbs signed a public statement condemning Arizona’s anti-immigrant SB1070 law and calling for immigration reform.

The statement signed by franchise president Michael Mulligan says, "We reject Arizona's SB1070 and urge the federal government to repeal this misguided law. We support the passage of just and humane comprehensive immigration reform."

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