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Arizona Lawmaker Behind “Show Me Your Papers” Law, Russell Pearce Dies At 75


Heartbreaking news is taking place on the internet and everyone is talking about it. The President of the Arizona Senate Russell Pearce has died. He was a well-known American politician. And after his death, everyone is posting the picture on social media and asked questions about his death. Here in this article, we will give you all information about him and his death like who was Russell Pearce and how did he die.

Arizona Lawmaker Behind Show Me Your Papers Law Russell Pearce Dies

Who Was Russell Pearce?

Russell Pearce was born on 23rd June 1947 he was an American far-right politician and was serving as a Republican (GOP) in Arizona State Senate. He rose to national fame as the leader sponson of Arizona SB1070, a contentious anti-illegal Immigration bill voted into law in the year 2010. He was elected president of the Arizona Senate at the beginning of the January of 2011 term. But within 11 months in November, he was ousted and became the first politician in Arizona history to be removed from office.

After that Russell started serving as Vice-Chair of the Arizona Republican Party but in the year 2014, in September he resigned. Talking about his death his death was announced on social media by his family. On Thursday Arizona Senate Republicans spokesperson said that Russell Pearce passed away while surrounded by his Family and friends. Talking about his cause of death, He said that Russell was suffering from a long-term illness and died on 5th January 2023 at his home.

Russell Pearce Career

In the year 2010, Governor Jan Brewer signed the bill SB 1070 immigration bill. It was introduced by Russell and according to that bill, police officers were allowed to question someone’s immigration status only if there was a reasonable suspicion that the person is undocumented. After some time court barred the law’s requirements which say that immigrants carry registration papers. This also blocked the enforcement of a provision aimed at immigrants which prohibited people from blocking the traffic when offering or seeking day-labor services on streets.

People on social media are posting about him and paying tributes. On Twitter, everyone is using hashtags and sending condolences to his family as they are going threw a very hard time. Russell’s death left unbearable sorrow for his family. His family is extremely sad and not able to interact with the media, so we don’t have much information related to his death cause and illness. To get more updates and the latest news like this across the globe, stay connected with socialtelecast.com


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