Poll: Majority support punishing Sanctuary Cities

Will the murder of Katie Steinle be a tipping point in the immigration debate? When it comes to forcing Sanctuary Cities to obey the law, Ms. Steinle's murder may be seen as a catalyst in retrospect. A new Rasmussen poll shows a majority of Americans back the government taking legal action against Sancutary Cities, and cutting their funding. The Hill: Sixty-two percent of likely voters back the DOJ penalizing cities that do not cooperate with federal authorities on immigration laws, according to the conservative-leaning Rasmussen Reports. The firm found 26 percent of likely voters oppose such legal action. Another 12 percent are undecided on the matter. Friday’s survey found 79 percent of Republicans and 65 percent of unaffiliated voters support DOJ action against sanctuary cities. Democrats were less enthusiastic, with 43 percent in support. The new survey also found strong support for the federal government cutting off funding for sanctuary...(Read Full Post)