The Biden administration’s open-border policies and its refusal to fully enforce federal immigration laws have imposed huge costs on local communities across the country. Border states are groaning under the enormous cost of sheltering, feeding, educating, policing, and providing medical care for tens of thousands of illegal aliens.
Cities continue to descend into leftist chaos while people are attacked in their homes and in restaurants. August 2020 gun sales rose 58% over August 2019 gun sales. Even in California, lawful citizen activists are demanding 2nd Amendment Sanctuary laws so that the law abiding can defend themselves against lawless masses who seem to be increasing in numbers on a daily basis.
The gun-advocate backed movement gained steam after Democrats took control of the Virginia Senate and House in November.
7/15: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Ninth Circuit appeals court's ruling that the President can withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities.
6/26: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and Greg Walsh explain how criminals exploit sanctuary policies in cities to endanger Americans.
12/28: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has had a busy first year as one of President Donald Trump’s earliest and most committed supporters, one who now leads one of the most powerful departments in the federal government.
For conservatives especially, the Department of Justice under the leadership of Jeff Sessions, has been a breath of fresh air.
One way to stop injustices like the acquittal of Kate Steinle’s killer is for Congress to make violent acts committed by illegal aliens federal crimes.