Got Yer Respect Right Here (grabs crotch)
Other council members got up and walked out as Shelley Sekula-Gibbs turned the topic to HPD's immigration policy. She did so on the same day Officer Rodney Johnson was buried. The man accused of killing him is in this country illegally.Opponents say the reason for the walk out was political...
"It is with that sense of great respect that I ask that you rescind the sanctuary policy," Sekula-Gibbs said.
In the end, a total of nine council members -- Democrat and Republican -- walked out on council member Sekula-Gibbs. A day after the walkout, she still maintains the city's immigration policy is wrong. But some on council are accusing her of flip-flopping on the issue.
A day after the majority of city council walked out as Sekula-Gibbs hammered the city's immigration policy, the council woman and Republican candidate for congress says she did the right thing.
She said, "There is no good time to talk about a tragedy."
It occurs to me that a cop being shot in the head might, and I want to emphasize this, might change ones mind on an issue such as this. Or it could be political BS. Either way, doing this walkout, on this topic, the day a police officer, killed by an illegal alien was buried?
But council member Toni Lawrence, a conservative who was one of the first to walk out, accused Sekula-Gibbs of flip-flopping -- pointing out that when former council member Mark Ellis tried to get the city to rescind its immigration policy last November, Sekula-Gibbs wouldn't support him.
"She was quoted as saying, 'I don't know that much, it's not a big deal.' Now every time she gets up it gets out," Lawrence said. "It's political with her, I don't like that. Walk the walk, don't just talk the talk."
Tacky folks, mighty tacky!
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