Small Donors Give Arizona $500K to Defend Law

People from all 50 states pitch in
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 8, 2010 5:55 PM CDT
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, after meeting with Obama Administration officials, talks about the meeting at the capitol Monday, June 28, 2010, in Phoenix.   (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(Newser) – Thousands of people from all 50 states have contributed more than $500,000 to Arizona to help the state defend its controversial immigration law, reports AP. The vast majority has come in the last two days, since the federal government filed suit. Governor Jan Brewer's office shows that 7,008 people donated to the defense fund website Tuesday. Most contributions have been between $10 and $100, with the largest $2,000.

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