Washington Free Beacon by Brent Scher
A new Justice Department policy announced last week bars sanctuary cities such as Philadelphia, the host of the Democratic National Convention, from receiving millions of dollars worth of federal law enforcement grants, putting further pressure on Pennsylvania Democrats to abandon policies that impede federal immigration officials.
The Justice Department notified cities last Thursday that they would no longer receive federal law enforcement grants, which totaled $3.4 billion in the past five years, if they have laws on the books that interfere with requests for immigration information from federal authorities[…]
What are the odds that this is really about Barack Obama’s disdain for our nation’s state and local law enforcement agencies? And that this another tool to be used toward the disempowering and bankrupting non-federal law enforcement agencies to the point that they will nearly cease to exist lacking the means to police communities they’re supposed to serve?