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  State Department Stands By Decision to Include Arizona in U.N. Human Rights Report
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Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Aug 30, 2010 04:13pm
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News DateMonday, August 30, 2010 09:10:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe State Department included a Justice Department lawsuit against Arizona's immigration law into a United Nations human rights report to show how U.S. rule of law can be an example to the world, a State Department spokesman said Monday.

Spokesman P.J. Crowley said the Arizona immigration law included in an Aug. 20 report to the U.N. high commissioner on rights came up during the preparation period, when teams went around the country gathering ideas for the report.

Crowley said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton included the dispute in the report because she thought the U.S. could serve as "a model" to other nations.
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