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Letter to the editor - April 21

 

April 21, 2019



Gun and immigrant ‘sanctuaries’ parallel

Your recent news item about New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas’ thoughts about the liability of county officials — where sanctuary from recently enacted New Mexico gun exchange laws have been adopted — brings to mind “sanctuary city” actions by certain city officials in New Mexico.

If an illegal immigrant commits a crime against a resident in a New Mexico “sanctuary city” are such city officials liable for damages to such residents?

The situations seem to be parallel.

Hoyt Pattison

Clovis


 
 

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