Thursday, June 9, 2011

Eagle Tribune Editorial on Secure Communities

In case you missed it, Governor Patrick has failed to sign on to the Secure Communities initiative. This federal program is designed to lay the groundwork for the deportation of violent, illegal immigrants. The Governor’s waffling, on an issue which has garnered bi-partisan support, is a clear demonstration that he is more concerned with fostering illegal immigration than he is with public safety.

This morning the Eagle Tribune ran an editorial which accurately captures the opinion of a majority of voters and residents of the Commonwealth. It is time the Patrick Administration stops trying to score political points with allies and rather pay attention to what is the best public policy for the Commonwealth.

Click here to read the article in its entirety.