PHOENIX — Arizona activists and political leaders are pushing for the removal of a state senator as the chair of the Education Committee after she made controversial comments earlier this month.
State Sen. Sylvia Allen said in a July 15 speech at an Arizona Republican Party event that the U.S. would soon look like “South American countries” due to declining white birth rates.
She also said she was concerned that immigrants aren’t being taught about the “greatness of America and our founding documents.”
“What kind of form of government are we going to live under in 10 years? … What’s going to happen to my liberties if you don’t understand what it is?”
The Arizona Education Association, ProgressNow Arizona and Democratic state