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Tennessee Drops Huge Announcement About Sanctuary Cities

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Without question, sanctuary cities are one of the hottest topics facing our nation right now, and with good reason, as these sort of policies end up putting citizens at risk as these places often harbor violent criminals who are in the country illegally.

The state of Tennessee has decided to respond to the hoopla by actually putting it’s own residents first and banning sanctuary cities, a move which is sure to leave progressives across the state in the throes of a massive temper tantrum.

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam told reporters he will allow a bill that passed the state legislature last month to become law, but he is stopping short of signing it.

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Under the new law, all localities within the Volunteer State will be banned from adopting policies that prohibit law enforcement officers from honoring detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill was approved just before the General Assembly adjourned April 25.

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Rep. Diane Black, who is running for the GOP nomination to replace a term-limited Haslam, said she supports the bill.

The state law would ban city and municipal officials from trying to limit law enforcement officers in their jurisdictions from cooperating with ICE. In all national arrests, when a person is taken into custody by local police or a sheriff’s office, his or her name and fingerprints are automatically cross-checked against multiple national background systems.

This is absolutely the right move to make, as it puts the safety of American citizens first and allows the federal government to do it’s job to track and deport those who have entered our nation illegally.

What liberals fail to understand is that without borders you don’t have a country. It’s the same thing as leaving your door unlocked and allowing strangers to come in and take your things and use your resources without any concern for your own survival or your family’s.

Most people would never allow such a thing to happen on a personal level, yet will do so at the national level which is pure nonsense.

We all want immigrants here in America. This nation needs to have the best and brightest minds from all over the world in order to thrive and to provide the rest of the globe with innovation it desperately needs.

However, you have to come here through the proper channels. That’s not a whole lot to ask. Should there be a conversation about the current immigration system and it’s flaws for those who want to come here the right way? Sure. Let’s do that.

But we still need to be a nation of laws, therefore, those who enter illegally need to be sent back home.

Source: Washington Examiner

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Putin Puffs Out His Chest: Crossing ‘Red Lines’ Will Prompt ‘Asymmetrical’ Response

Putin has been extremely antsy as of late.

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It appears that US President Joe Biden is really getting under the skin of Russian President Dictator Vladimir Putin. These leaders of the world two preeminent superpowers have been trading barbs for weeks now, and on a range of subjects.  The latest focus of their fury has to do with the Kremlin’s continued aggression against Ukraine, where Russian military forces are lining just over the border, with “invasion stripes” painted on their vehicles to prevent friendly fire. This is a tacit admission that there will be fire, and Biden isn’t going to stand for it. The US first sent warships in the direction of the Black Sea in an attempt to deter Putin from poking the bear.  The Russian government responded by blocking the entrance to the area and warning that America’s maneuvers were “adversarial”. Biden responded by sanctioning Russia over a major hacking attack that took place months ago. Now, just ahead of what is believed to be an inevitable Russian invasion of Ukraine, Putin is once again puffing out his chest. Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his annual State of the Nation speech, warned on Wednesday against provoking his country, promising a swift retaliation against anyone who crossed “red lines.“ Moscow will respond “harshly,” “quickly” and “asymmetrically” to foreign provocations, Putin told an audience of Russia’s top officials and lawmakers, adding that he “hoped” no foreign actor would cross Russia’s “red lines,” according to a Reuters translation. Russia is also facing international condemnation for their treatment of journalist Alexei Navalny, who is believed to be at death’s door at a Russian prison hospital.  Joe Biden has said that Russia would “pay a price” if Navalny were to perish in custody of the government.

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DOJ Opens Investigation into Minneapolis Police Department

The investigation will feature the department’s civil rights division.

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On Tuesday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin was seen on video kneeling on the neck of Floyd for nearly 9 minutes as the restrained man slowly suffocated, in a moment that has haunted our nation for a year. Now that Chauvin is off to prison, and a likely, lengthy appeals process, the Department of Justice is now hoping to find out exactly what went wrong in Minneapolis, and whether or not there is some systemic issue with the police department itself. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday that the Justice Department will be conducting an investigation of law enforcement in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd. The announcement comes one day after a Hennepin County jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second degree murder for killing Floyd. “Yesterday’s verdict in the state criminal trial does not address potentially systemic policing issues in Minneapolis,” Garland said during a press conference. Garland said the probe will be a “fully comprehensive review” that will look into whether the Minneapolis Police Department has a “pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing.” He specificed that this includes “using excessive force, including during protests,” as well as “discriminatory conduct and whether its treatment of those with behavioral health disabilities is unlawful.” The DOJ will utilize their civil rights division in the investigation, and the Attorney General said that the move could protect “good cops” from their not-so-pristine peers in the precinct. “I strongly believe that good officers do not want to work in systems that allow bad practices,” Garland said. “Good officers welcome accountability because accountability is an essential part of building trust with the community and public safety requires public trust.” Chauvin was moved to prison on Wednesday, and promptly…

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