Ga Senate Passes English Only

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  1. Glenn129

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    Should not even be a issue!
     

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    Another reason I love GA.....that and I can have a 31 rd mag in my glock!
     
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    Ditto................
     
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    And you can take fox squirrels! (as a FL resident I have to pay out the yang to hunt GA now), but at least they have some common sense when it comes to hunting tree rats.
     
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    I hope that more states follow in their footsteps with this.
     
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    I think this is great. If you want to move the US and go after the American dream I welcome you with open arms.

    If you want to move to the US and try to turn it into the same place you just left, go **** yourself
     
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    Sadly this will get knocked down.
     
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    Yep: the ACLU will be all over that like stink on ****! And the Fed Court system will side with them. :crying:
     
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    Bout damn time.

    By the way, the b??????? at the ACLU are about as un-American as you can get.:shame:
     
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    Why is it that the US is the only country that you can live in and even apply for citizenship and not speak their language, in this case English? In every other country of the world if you want to live there you must learn their language.
    I think there should be a national law that you must speak English to live here and we should tell the ACLU where to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :steamed:
     
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    IIRC the drivers tests here are in Czech, but you are allowed a translator.
     
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    My local Senator knows me by my first name. I guess all my communicating with him is paying off in legislation embedded with logic.
     
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    I approve of this bill. I really wouldn't have any problem disallowing illiterate English speakers driving as well.
     
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    You know, I speak enough Spanish to get by in a Latin American country (and I know, because I've done it), but a driver's license test in Spanish might still be rough.

    I could totally understand requiring, say, citizenship tests to be in English (although that goes into a state/federal can of worms I don't want to touch right now), but requiring a driver's license test be in English? That just seems like a jerk move unless you allow the aid of a translator. It's going to affect a lot of people who are here legitimately.
     
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    If you cannot read the signs, it's a safety issue.
     
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    Reading signs and emergency notices is a far cry from taking an exam.
     
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    Welcome to Georgia, please speak English. :wavey:
     
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    Maybe. But with modern electronic sign-age, I would think you would need a decent fundamental grasp of the language to benefit from the warnings and information displayed.

    Being able to understand the written language enough to pass a basic skills test, seems as good a test as any to confirm that level of competency. [​IMG]
     
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    The important difference being that the applicant pays for the translator, instead of the citizens paying for producing and administering tests in two dozen languages.