June 24, 2009, - 2:27 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
We already know that plenty of major American cities are “sanctuary cities,” prohibiting police from asking people their immigration status or turning over known illegal aliens to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
But, now, not only is Los Angeles a sanctuary city, California’s Appellate Court says the whole state is. That’s the essential content of a 25-page decision the court issued, last week, in Harold P. Sturgeon v. William J. Bratton et al., Break the Cycle et al., Interveners and Respondents. With the involvement and backing of the ACLU, the court affirmed that it’s illegal to use illegal alien status–known illegal alien status–to start a police investigation.
It’s absurd. Being an illegal alien is, by definition, illegal. Thus, the adjective before the word “alien.” An illegal alien who is here is breaking the law. If you break any other law, the police can use that to start an investigation. But now, the People’s Republic of Granola’s appeals court elevates that crime above all others. It’s apparently no longer enough for probable cause or even reasonable suspicion.
We might as well just open the borders. We know that Los Angeles County, from which this case emanated, is the country that spends $44 million a month for benefits for the kids of illegal aliens.
And yet, who cares about the cost? We need to be tolerant of lawbreakers if they’re not here legally. We need to elevate them above all others.
Thanks, California, for the trend-setting of fruits, nuts, and flakes. The state has been the trendsetter in speeding up the moral and cultural death of America and now the border obliteration of America.
In case you were wondering, the black-robed idiots who issued this 25 pages of toilet paper are H. Walter Croskey, Joan D. Klein, and Patti S. Kitching.