Immigration law protesters to be at All-Star game

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He said it comes down to fairness.

“It’s like being at the DMV and waiting in line to get your license renewed and someone cuts in front of you,” he said. “They want to cut in front of everyone.”

After SB1070 initially passed, activists called for baseball to move the All-Star game from Arizona. Commissioner Bud Selig declined and said it was a political issue, prompting critics to ask players, coaches and fans to boycott the game as part of a wider call for companies to stop doing business with Arizona.

Although at the time several baseball players spoke out against the law and said they might skip the All-Star game if picked, the protests largely fizzled out and there was no indication Tuesday that any players or coaches wouldn’t play because of the law.

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