Family Removes "Offensive" Paul Babeu Billboard

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Paul Babeu got his wish -- this billboard has been removed.
A billboard displaying a Hispanic family with an out-of-context quote from Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu has been removed.

Within days of the billboard going up, Babeu started campaigning to have it removed, even calling the consulate for the president of El Salvador -- the country of origin of the family on the billboard -- to make his plea.

The billboard showed what was interpreted as an innocent, hard working family with the Babeu quote: "This is our most serious public safety issue and a national security threat to America."

The billboard was on the property of Frank Pierson and Mary Ellen Kazda, of Oracle, and Babeu says he had nothing to do with it, nor does he approve it.

Not only isn't the quote accurate, he says, it's incomplete.

The actual quote is: "Those responsible for drug and human smuggling and those entering the U.S. illegally especially from terrorist countries are the most serious public safety threat to America."
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Babeu said last week, "I find this billboard offensive and misleading. This message is not truthful and takes away from the great work our law enforcement members do on a daily basis to protect our Pinal County families," .

The family has replaced the billboard with a far-less controversial image: the Statue of Liberty accompanied with the words "Nation of Immigrants."

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4 comments
Super Filmizle
Super Filmizle

This is off topic from the other comments but you touch film izle upon it in your post… Concerning E and J, have you considered individual therapy for them? It is really

important that they are able to process, in an emotionally healthy way, these huge life bombs that have been thrown their way. I’m glad to hear that E has a cousin he

can relate to but the great thing with therapists is that they can be completely impartial. hd film izle E and J would be

able to say anything to a therapist, things they might not want to admit to anyone within the family. Addiction is a family disease, so as great as it is to have

familial support, it is equally filmini izle important to have outside, unbiased support as well. E and J may want to check out Alateen as well, where they can meet others their

age who have been through the same thing.

Mike Wells
Mike Wells

I'll give Babeu some credit on this one. Instead of just letting this stand, he made sure that he let people know the context of his original quote.

How many people here think Arpaio, Russell Pearce or JT Ready would care if they were misquoted, as long as they still were hatin' on the browns?

RICK
RICK

LOOK LIKE A BIGOT, MY GOD HE IS A FUCKING BIGOT.

Tr7fan
Tr7fan

the aforementioned people are against ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION .

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