Catholic Priest Urges People to Speak Out Against New ‘anti-sanctuary' Law

Their message was direct: Break silence, speak out.Their target: The impact of a new law that expands local law enforcement power over immigration matters and is billed as “anti-sanctuary.”Senate Bill 4 was signed into law last Sunday by Gov. Greg Abbott and goes into effect Sept. 1.“This law does not make Texas more safe,” said Rev. Rudy Garcia, the Catholic rector at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. “In fact, it makes all of us less safe as it discourages people from reporting crime and wrongdoing to local authorities, who now have to act like ICE agents.”  Continue reading...

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