congressman raul grijalva wants to organize a boycott of the convention business. he says organizing the boycott is just the beginning. >> it's about economic consequences to the extremists that put this law together. it's about political voting, and it's about a legal strategy to challenge this. >> civil rights leaders used that same strategy back in the 1980s when arizona's governor did away with the state's martin luther king jr. holiday. arizona lost hundreds of conventions, even the super bowl. voters eventually passed a law making king's birthday an official holiday. >>> opponents of the new law are rallying again this afternoon at the state capitol. now this legislation won't go into effect until august or september. but even if it's blocked by the courts, one supporter, sheriff joe arpaio says it has already started a healthy debate. >> i think what is going to happen now, you will see the white house, the president, and congress finally take some action on the illegal immigration problem. if it took this for them to be alert and to do something, then that'
. >>> coming up on "countdown," keith's special guest is democratic congress mast raul grijalva of arizona who is calling for a boycott of his own state because of the papers, please, legislation. in just a minute, we have a new rachel maddow show state legislature transcript-based re-created theater. and...they let me choose where to use them. the loyalty program he signed us up for has all these restrictions, blackout dates, a crazy point system... and we couldn't stay here. so what am i getting for free? my undying love? [ yelps ] wendy. hole-in-one. [ male announcer ] accumulate 10 nights. and get a night free. welcomerewards from hotels.com. smart. so smart. >>> georgia is on the cutting edge. don't let anybody tell you differently. georgia, at least their state legislature is way out of the game. georgia's state legislature is so completely done with addressing problems that do exist, they have moved on to preemptively addressing problems that don't exist. even though no one is being involuntarily implanted with micro chips, the legislature is making sure that anyone who wants to do
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