Florida Lawmakers Introduce Bill Banning ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

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By Katherine Rodriguez

Florida Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation that will target “sanctuary” cities and counties, along with the elected officials that support them, that don’t cooperate with federal enforcement of immigration law.

Sen. Aaron Bean (R-Fernandina Beach) and Rep. Larry Metz (R-Yalaha) introduced SB 786 and HB 697, known as the “Rule of Law Adherence Act,” Wednesday in Tallahassee, the Miami Herald reported.

The bills seek to ban “sanctuary policies” in Florida and create fines and penalties for state agencies, local governments, or law enforcement agencies that use these policies and don’t comply with federal immigration law.

“The one thing that everybody should know in our country is: We can’t choose which laws we’ll obey or which laws we don’t obey,” said Bean. Read the rest of this story HERE.

4 responses to “Florida Lawmakers Introduce Bill Banning ‘Sanctuary’ Cities”

  1. Susan Baird says:

    if cities can choose to ignore laws, how about if some cities choose to ban abortions? Do they get to pick and choose which laws they abide or not?

    • David M. says:

      Apparently, they think so in California! Didn’t our own idiot city commission declare Gainesville a “sanctuary city?” I haven’t heard much about that lately.

  2. David M. says:

    Why do we have to have, yet another law, to tell cities to obey the laws that already exist? This is beyond stupid. I hope Trump drops the hammer on every city that willfully disobeys our laws and removes their federal funding. I can hear the liberals whining now……….

  3. Plantation Mark says:

    N.C. is moving along with their law as it passed the house this week. Va. will never have such a law till we get rid of the GOV. and attorney general.

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