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This is one of those photos I would typically pass over: hands and a rosary, prayers for some political cause in front of a government institution. Nothing that new or original about that.
But in this case, an out of focus figure that must be a guard stands blocking the entrance to the Supreme Court like a blurry and huge set of keys or a shape standing in opposition to the crucifix. What better accidental symbolism for a Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s draconian immigration law?
(credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images caption: Washington, D.C. – Prayers are said in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, where the high court heard arguments on Arizona v. United States and government’s role in controlling the lives of non-citizens living illegally in the U.S.)
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