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STORIFY: SB 1070—The Good, The Bad, and The Confusing

S.B. 1070; The Good, The Bad, and the Confusing on SCOTUS’ Ruling

Reactions to the SCOTUS’ ruling on Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law were mixed given that most of the provisions were knocked down, leaving only the "papers please" provision left meekly standing providing a partial victories for proponents and opponents alike.

Storified by Campus Progress · Mon, Jun 25 2012 16:08:01

For the millionth time..Maybe it’ll mean more coming from #SCOTUS but..high hopes @campusprogress #immigration #arizona
BIg question re: SCOTUS ruling: would a cop stop and check the immigration status of someone who doesn’t look Latino?Jose Antonio Vargas
Community awaits SB 1070 rulingabc15com
Say no to #SB1070 #Racism #Segregation History tends to repeat itself. #ThisIsReal #Instagram #Truth Get educated.eye_ruhh
That awkward moment when you’re looking for your passport because of the state you live in. #SB1070 #debacleT. Mark Montoya
Hundreds Rally in Phoenix Against SB 1070associatedpress
I’m still never going near arizona :/ #sb1070 #profiling #immigrationReshma Sapre
#SCOTUS strikes down 3 provisions of #SB1070, but UPHOLDS key provision that requires law enforcement to check legal statusNumbersUSA
Comunicado de Gob. Brewer sobre fallo de #SCOTUS sobre #SB1070Univision Arizona
RT @kika_dijo: Supreme court upholds legality of racial profiling in provisions of #SB1070. #WTFSomer Nowak
Even though #SCOTUS upheld 2B of #SB1070, we will never uphold the racial profiling it constitutes. We will fight on! #Justice4AZ #respetoJose Medina
#Phx Mayor Stanton says "the values of #SB1070 don’t reflect the real values of the city" & to not take it out on local biz. #SCOTUS #AZVivian I Padilla
Looks like Arizona’s #SB1070 law is going to be shut down by the Supreme Court. Take that Joseph Arpaio!! Lmao.Fidel Murphy
#justice4az #adiosarpaio #mbt #sb1070 #latismDomingo Prado
Striking 3 sections of #SB1070 is great, But "reasonable suspicion" of Sec 2 is the pointy end of the sword.Ali Noorani
Your primer on the four provisions reviewed by the SCOTUS today via @campusprogressEduardo García
Well if it ain’t your typical prejudice folks calling out the whole hispanic community. Good luck with that. #SB1070Diego Lozano
RT @ReporterClaudia: #LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says #SCOTUS ruling on #SB1070 is "a partial victory," calls for comprehensive #immigration reform.BlackHistory
Two #Fox News sites, two very different representations of the #SCOTUS decision on #SB1070: Groark
Supreme Court Decision On Arizona�s Immigration Law Provides Strong Support For Obama�s Immigrat via @campusprogressNaima Ramos-Chapman
With the SCOTUS SB1070 ruling, it is not only legal to racially profile in Arizona, but it is illegal NOT to racially profile in Arizona.Samuel Ojogbo�
I wish my brothers and sisters the best as they stand up to Section 2B of SB1070. Heads high. March forward. #justiceMalena
RT @raylab: Romney camp’s (lack of) responses on SCOTUS #SB1070 ruling is absolutely infuriating. h/t @eilsefoleyCurt Prins

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