Bradley: City of Orange Should Not Join the Xenophobic Bandwagon

Don Bradley, who lives in unincorporated Orange County adjacent to the City of Orange, writes that the Orange City Council didn’t need to jump into the national immigration debate on sanctuary cities – noting that city leaders should focus on grace rather than rage when it comes to undocumented people living and working in the United States.

Fink: How Many Lawyers For a Political Stunt?

Tustin resident and local attorney Lee Fink writes that despite one’s feelings about challenging the state’s sanctuary state law, Orange County residents do not need to spend even more tax dollars to hire even more lawyers for this case.  Fink notes that it’s financially irresponsible for the Board of Supervisors to spend money on more lawyers for a political stunt.

Syed: From OC to DC, Yes to Hate

Shakeel Syed, Executive Director of Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD), writes that Orange County Supervisors are distracting the public away from mismanagement and lack of leadership by joining the federal lawsuit against California.

Cortes: Liberal Cities Must Respond to Attacks Against Sanctuary

Santa Ana resident Hairo Cortes writes that liberal cities across California, like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Santa Ana, should counter the actions of entities like the OC Sheriff’s Department and support the state in the Justice Department’s Sanctuary lawsuit with amicus briefs of their own.