Finally Some Good News for Kate's Law
By: Bill O'ReillyJune 30, 2016
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The nation was shocked when 32-year-old Kate Steinle was murdered in San Francisco just about one year ago.

Forty-five-year-old Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an illegal alien from Mexico with seven felony convictions in the USA, is charged with the murder.

Not only was Sanchez allowed to roam the streets by San Francisco authorities, but he had been deported five times and returned illegally six times.

So I proposed Kate's Law, which would incarcerate illegal aliens convicted of aggravated felonies for at least five years if they were caught defying deportation.

My question - who would oppose that law?

Apparently Senator Harry Reid would and we'll see about the other senators next week.

That's when Kate's Law will finally be offered for a standalone vote in the Senate.

Sixty votes are needed out of 100 to get the law in place for a full vote.

Again, I simply cannot believe any sitting senator would not support Kate's Law and we will tell you exactly who steps up and who doesn't.

By the way, Senators Grassley, McCain, Cruz, Rubio and Sasse have been heroes on this.

Also standing alone next week in the Senate, a new law that would withhold some federal funds from sanctuary cities, places that will not cooperate on federal immigration law.

The bill is sponsored by Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey and has a lesser chance of success than Kate's Law because so many Democrats are invested in the illegal alien industry.

Now the reason Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is finally getting these two bills to the floor in solo situations is two-fold.

The British vote to leave the EU ramped up the illegal immigration issue.

And the upcoming election in November will mean that any Democrat voting against protecting Americans from violent aliens and cities that harbor them will have to defend that vote when they run against Republican opposition.

It is assumed that all Republican senators will support Kate's Law and the punishment of sanctuary cities.

Summing up, it is simply inconceivable to me that any elected official would vote against harshly punishing violent foreign nationals who defy deportation.

I can't fathom any responsible person doing that.

And if a senator does vote against Kate's Law, we will deal with that person.

On the sanctuary front, again, in order to protect Americans from harm, immigration law must be obeyed.

The issue is not as stark as Kate's Law but it is a litmus test of settled law versus anarchy.

Is it not?

And that's the memo.