Lacey and Larkin Fight the Bad Guys

Do you want to know the real reason why evil exists. It is not just because man is inherently evil. The reason evil exists is because good men stopped standing up to stop tyranny. What else would you call the instrument treatment we are giving to immigrants but tyranny?

There are two people who deserve all of our respect because they have failed to allow the mistreatment of immigrants to continue. They are Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin.

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have dedicated their lives to immigration reform. They believe that Latinos, and others for that matter, should be allowed to come into this country and enjoy the benefits that we have everyday. There was a man though, who stood against this dream. His name was Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County is a disgrace to the police force. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin we’re able to show that he committed crimes against his fellow man. Because of his racial bias, he began targeting Latinos so that he could ship them out of this country and back to where he believes they belong. While in his custody, he would treat them inhumanely by putting them in cold and unsanitary cells.

Some Latinos even died here. Sheriff Joe Arpaio also mismanage his office by using the funds account they had given him for his own personal gain both personally and politically. Once Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin saw this, they made this public through the Phoenix New Times And The Village Voice media. Read more: Jim Larkin | Crunchbase and Jim Larkin |

Sheriff Joe Arpaio decided that he would retaliate. He got a band of his police thugs together and then went inside the homes of Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin and force them into cars that resembled fascist caravans.

When the media found out what has happened to the fellow journalists, they immediately demanded their release. Several judges came forward and stated that Sheriff Joe Arpaio has acted illegally and must release them.

Once the release happened from Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, they took the county of Maricopa, along with Joe Arpaio, to court. It was after those proceedings that they would inherit 3.75 million dollars.

This 3.75 million dollars would be the beginning of the Lacey and Larkin Frontera fund. Through this fund, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are able to fund interests the also believe in civil rights and immigration rights.

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