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originally posted by: ventian
A reminder that many in the South are still suffering because of the policies enacted by the federal government to punish after victory. We don't need to go out punishing everyone this time. This is the most sane approach to getting these people help and getting America on track. We are a leader to all people that want freedom but understand the responsibility that comes with it. We are leaders in the world and we are doing a disservice to it by refusing responsibility in all of these matters.
originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: scraedtosleep
Sounds like more power to the feds less power to the states.
A recent Supreme Court decision invalidated a properly implemented Alabama Constitutional amendment that denied gay marriage rights. Which side were you on then?
There is more in the Constitution declaring immigration to be the sole dominion of the Federal government than there is about marriage being so.
9/11 happened and then a series of laws were passed, and renewed. But in that aspect, when it came down to it, we could see how they were exploited. The NSA reading all emails, and listening in on telephone calls on its own citizens. A secret list of people who the government is watching, where you did not know if you were on or not on it. People set up to be arrested or detained, even violating international laws by having people taken and tortured.
And this law cannot be applied equally in the country. It only focuses on those at the state level, however there have been times and cases where those in the Federal government have been in that same position. Senators hiring undocumented workers to watch children or care for laws. Obama’s father was brought up while he was in office, along with Trumps In-laws, his wife’s family.
And some laws are exploited and used. There is a current case of this, and I am going to bring up as an example of such: In Alabama...
Reactionary laws are very bad and usually end up where they are either abused or exploited, going beyond their original intent. And that is what I believe this bill is, something that would fall into this category.
originally posted by: ProtiosDrin
California tried to stay out of the civil war. They probably felt left out now and want to have their own. I am from there and would love to have it become two states. The civil war no matter what it was fought for showed us one thing. The army wins.
originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
I like the idea, it's great when our laws are enforced but it's pretty bad when we have to make new laws in order to enforce ones that are already on the books. Sad that this is necessary, now if only this kind of thing could spread to politicians lying to their constituents. Being honest should be made into law, at least when it comes to politicians because they affect everyone else with their choices. Threaten jail time to politicians who are blatantly caught lying.
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: TheRedneck
Seems to me the United States of America could be renamed the fractured states of America.
Why and how is there such division among citizens..... It's truly mind boggling.
Where is the law that states a person has to voluntarily assist?
There is no California law that is preventing or stopping any local law enforcement from assisting ICE, nor is it stopping ICE from raiding anywhere in the state.
limits how state and local officials may cooperate with federal immigration officials. Absent a judicial warrant, law-enforcement agencies in California are forbidden to provide federal authorities with information about an alien’s release date. That prevents federal agents from taking custody of suspects at a secure facility, reducing the likelihood that the suspects will be caught and potentially putting federal officers in dangerous situations.