(The video and audio text of the ad is below.)
The issue advocacy ad is sponsored by the well-established Californians for Population Stabilization group, which has been attacking the immigration debate from the population control angle since 1986. (They claim they split off from the Zero Population Growth organization because the latter was focusing on "politically safer" aspects.) They caused a minor burst of attention during the 2012 GOP primary Presidential debates when they ran an ad attacking illegal and legal immigration, and they advocate for population control by "promoting replacement-level fertility and replacement-level immigration." (I'm not sure of the logic of the latter, even.)
Now, they are crossing state borders to try to rally opposition to the immigration reform plans being formulated by Arizona's Senators (and six other Senators from both parties and other states). Using the provocative words "amnesty" and "illegal aliens", and hitting the emotional issues of jobs and Social Security benefits, the ad aims straight at the audience that most of the Republican party had been wooing before the 2012 elections.
The ad is running on the ABC, NBC and CBS network affiliates in Phoenix:
Audio Text (transcribed by Arizona's Politics): This is an S.O.S. from the people in California to our neighbors in Arizona. Save our states. Your Senator, John McCain, wants to bring in millions more immigrant workers to take our jobs. He wants more green cards, and amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, giving access to Social Security benefits paid for by all of us. Call Senator McCain now, at 602-952-2410. Tell him to stop his mass immigration amnesty plan. Paid for by Californians for Population Stabilization.
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