It's about the rule of law, not immigration

Our legislature in Texas took a big step forward in reminding everyone that it's about the rule of law, not immigration. It went down along party lines:   After more than 16 hours of debate, the Texas House of Representatives early Thursday morning tentatively gave a nod to the latest version of a Senate bill that would ban "sanctuary" jurisdictions in Texas. The 93-54 vote fell along party lines and came after one of the slowest moving but most emotional legislative days at the state Capitol. The vote came at 3 a.m. after state Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, successfully made what some Democratic members called an unprecedented motion to group all of the remaining amendments – more than 100 – and record them as failed. He said he made that suggestion so members wouldn't be forced to pull their amendments. The motion passed 114 to 29, with about a third of Democrats approving the measure. It's a shame that an issue...(Read Full Post)

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