Originally published at: ATLANTA ANARCHY: Mayor BANS ICE, Orders ALL DETAINEES Removed from City Prisons | Sean Hannity
The Democratic Mayor of Atlanta stunned local residents this week when she abruptly signed an executive order proclaiming the city would no longer jail criminals on behalf of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms confirmed the city “will no longer be complicit in a policy that intentionally inflicts misery on a vulnerable population.”
“Atlanta will no longer be complicit in a policy that intentionally inflicts misery on a vulnerable population without giving any thought to the horrific fallout,” Bottoms told reporters Thursday. “As the birthplace of the civil rights movement we are called to be better than this.”
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp slammed the decision, saying the Mayor’s move would likely increase crime throughout the region.
“The City of Atlanta should focus on cleaning up corruption and stopping crime — not creating more of it,” he said.
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