Activists want the All-Star game out of Arizona [VIDEO]

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America's pastime gets political
Chanting "Stop the Hate! Move the game!" protesters crashed a quarterly meeting of Major-League Baseball owners at the Graves Hotel yesterday, demanding that the All-Star game be moved from Arizona unless the state repeals its controversial new immigration law.

"We want to send a clear message to the owners of the league, that here in Minnesota we support moving the All-Star game somewhere else," said Niger Aravalo of the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee.

Aravalo also called on Hispanic MLB players to urge their coaches and team-owners to get the game moved.

Five protesters were arrested for trespassing when they tried to deliver petitions to Commissioner Bud Selig.

Here's video of the event.



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