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West Hollywood to Also Consider Halting Business with Arizona

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Following in the steps of Los Angeles, West Hollywood councilmembers on Monday will consider an ordinance "denouncing Arizona's anti-immigration law." “For 25 years, the City of West Hollywood has stood at the forefront of supporting human rights,” said Councilmember Lindsey Horvath, the resolution's author. “As a beacon for all those who have sought refuge, West Hollywood cannot be silent. We must send a loud and clear message that revoking the rights of a minority class of citizens is an unacceptable and unconscionable practice. I am hopeful that my colleagues on the City Council will support suspension of travel to and financial sanctions against Arizona.”

If passed, the resolution would suspend all official travel to the state and have staff "review all current and likely future contracts with Arizona-based businesses in order to examine the feasibility of ascertaining such products and servlces elsewhere."