Florida Governor Signs Law Banning Sanctuary Cities

    Updated: June 15, 2019 at 3:35 pm EST  See Comments

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    Palm and Broward Counties are in a pickle now, as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a law prohibiting “sanctuary cities/counties” and requiring jurisdictions to cooperate with ICE (Fox). The ACLU is threatening to sue, and the SPLC is opposed to it, calling it racist.

    Photo from the Florida Governor’s Press Office

    The Florida legislature passed the bill, SB 168, with the Senate being the closest margin at 22-18. The left is screaming that it’s anti-immigrant and unconstitutional.

    “Earlier this year, I made a promise that we would ban sanctuary cities in Florida and today we are delivering on that promise. I am proud to sign the bill presented to me by the Florida Legislature to uphold the rule of law and ensure that no city or county jurisdiction can get in the way of Florida’s cooperation with our federal partners to enforce immigration law… This is about public safety, not about politics. We must do everything within our power, and use all the tools available to us, to ensure that our communities are safe.” Florida Governor DeSantis statement

    The bill is supposed to repeal any existing sanctuary policies in the state, and require

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