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Arizona Governor Sees ‘Beheaded Bodies’ on the Border

Arizona governor Jan Brewer is concerned about border violence, and she's talking about it in explicit terms. "Our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert either buried or just lying out there that have been beheaded," she told a local TV station, referring to the much-disputed, allegedly increasing violence that has contributed to the formation of the controversial Arizona immigration law. Eep! Except, the Arizona Guardian checked in with medical examiners in Arizona's border counties, and the coroners said they had actually never seen an immigration-related beheading. Then the Washington Post asked Brewer's press office for any documentation of decapitation, and the paper got no reply. Talk about just lying out there ... [WP]

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