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Tucson Residents Vote Down Ballot Measure To Become Sanctuary City

Voters in Tucson, Arizona rejected a plan for the Arizona city to become a sanctuary city last week.

After Arizona passed a law that made local police check the immigration status of individuals suspected to be illegal aliens, Democrats in charge of Tucson established their city as an “immigrant welcoming city.” The Tucson police department enacted new rules which limited when police officers can ask about people’s immigration status during routine stops.

However, on Tuesday the Democratic-controlled city voted resoundingly to not become a sanctuary city.

This result came about after a heated disagreement that split leftists who were giddy about standing up for immigrants and against President Donald Trump, and those who believed that the voter initiative would bring retaliation from the  […]

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