Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006
Explainer: Law Enforcement vs. Church "Sanctuary" Politics: Allen Scrambles to Heal Rift Over Racial Slur
Andy Bowers explains whether church claims of "sanctuary" from law enforcement are recognized under law. An illegal immigrant has taken refuge in a Chicago-area church in hopes of avoiding deportation. Listen to the segment.
Sen. George Allen, R-Va., speaking at a campaign event last week, called a young Indian-American man who was working for his opponent a "macaque" or "macaca"—the name of a species of monkey and a word that in much of the world is considered a racial slur against dark-skinned people. Listen to the segment.
Politics: Allen Scrambles to Heal Rift Over Racial Slur