Bell Gardens, CA
City of Industry, CA
City of Commerce, CA
Fresno, CA (6/13/07 Congressional Research Service)
Los Angeles, CA (Congressional Research Service)
Long Beach, CA
National City, CA
Oakland, CA (Added 8-27-07. Source: 4/25/07 story by KCBS 740 AM. Link here.)
Pico Rivera, CA
Richmond, CA (Added 11-5-09. Sources: Mayor Gayle McLaughlin's campaign website from 2004, 2006)
So. Gate, CA
San Bernardino, Ca. (Added 6/7/07, reader submitted / 9/5/08 Listing disputed by the city administration* See addl.notes)
San Diego, CA (Congressional Research Service)
Santa Cruz, CA (Added 5/30/07, documented by KSBW news)
San Francisco, CA (Congressional Research Service)
San Jose, CA (6/13/07 Congressional Research Service)
Santa Maria, CA (11-18-08 Submitted research from local activist/ Listing disputed by the city administration)
Sonoma County, CA (Congressional Research Service)
Watsonville, CA (Added 5/30/07, documented by KSBW news)
This local civil disobedience action has the purpose of eliminating the enforcement of federal laws that give illegal immigrants special privileges protecting them from certain government sanctions.
Maybe we need four or five Sanctuary States where legal citizens can be protected from lists of federal restrictions we do not like.
“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Sanctuary cities for Illegals - How about some Sanctuary States for Legals?
If you look on the internet for “Sanctuary Cities”, you will see all the usual suspects. Here is a list of them in California: