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IREHR in Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting: “Arizona ‘ground zero’ for extremist, anti-government sheriff movement” – October 20, 2022

By October 20, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s President, Devin Burghart, was quoted in Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting;

“It puts law enforcement in the crosshairs. It also puts their legitimacy in the crosshairs,” said Devin Burghart

“When you get ‘constitutional sheriffs’ who are picking and choosing what they’re going to enforce,” Burghart said, it means “their legitimacy and the Constitution itself is being shredded by their positions.”

“It’s honed off the rough edges and could potentially have an appeal to a larger number of sheriffs and to the public,” Burghart said.

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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