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Old 08-23-2008, 06:49 AM
 
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The claim is likely to be followed by a wrongful death lawsuit in which the family of Tony Bologna and his sons could seek millions of dollars from the city.

Bologna, 48, and his sons Michael, 20, and Matthew, 16, were shot to death on a street in the Excelsior district June 22. Edwin Ramos, 21, of El Sobrante, who authorities say is a member of a street gang, has been charged with three counts of murder.

Tony Bologna's wife, Danielle, and other relatives denounced the city's sanctuary practices after The Chronicle reported that Ramos, a Salvadoran native suspected of being in this country illegally, had committed felony attempted robbery and assault as a juvenile.

The Chronicle reported that officials with the Juvenile Probation Department, relying on their interpretation of San Francisco's sanctuary city ordinance, had not referred Ramos to federal immigration authorities for possible deportation. The ordinance bars city officials from cooperating with federal crackdowns on illegal immigrants.

Family blames sanctuary policy in 3 slayings

Here's hoping the judge will render an opinion that will allow the family to proceed with the lawsuit. It would be a nice touch if they are allowed to add the federal government as co-defendants. Not only would it set a huge precedent, it will embolden more citizens to demand that sanctuary cities and policies be abolished.
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Old 08-23-2008, 08:10 AM
 
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Clearly, Newsom and his sanctuary policies enabled this illegal alien to remain in this country and commit these senseless murders. He should be removed from office, and no federal funds should be allocated until they rescind their policies.
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Old 08-23-2008, 08:13 AM
 
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Clearly, Newsom and his sanctuary policies enabled this illegal alien to remain in this country and commit these senseless murders. He should be removed from office, and no federal funds should be allocated until they rescind their policies.
I couldn't agree more. I would go so far to hope that they include the federal government as co defendants. Even though we the taxpayers would pick up the tab, the precedent it would set and the message it would send would be worth every single penny.
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Old 08-23-2008, 08:38 AM
 
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I couldn't agree more. I would go so far to hope that they include the federal government as co defendants. Even though we the taxpayers would pick up the tab, the precedent it would set and the message it would send would be worth every single penny.
Absolutely! I hope they sue the pants off of them. Perhaps then, other sanctuary cities will think twice about aiding and abetting, since they obviously have no regard for violating federal law. Hit them where it hurts.
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Old 08-23-2008, 08:40 AM
 
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Absolutely! I hope they sue the pants off of them. Perhaps then, other sanctuary cities will think twice about aiding and abetting, since they obviously have no regard for violating federal law. Hit them where it hurts.
Agreed. I'm beginning to wonder how many of our elected "representatives" were students in EMH classes.
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Old 08-23-2008, 09:45 AM
 
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The politicians failing to have common-sense federal laws enforced should be sued, run out of office, but the latter is harder to do with illegals fraudulently voting in our elections. Lawsuits for failing to uphold the laws of this country.


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Old 08-23-2008, 10:17 AM
 
Location: San Diego North County
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I hope that this family sues the city of San Francisco into financial oblivion. Sanctuary city policies are an assault on each and every American citizen and legal immigrant in this country.

My heart goes out to these poor people.
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Old 08-23-2008, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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I hope that this family sues the city of San Francisco into financial oblivion. Sanctuary city policies are an assault on each and every American citizen and legal immigrant in this country.

My heart goes out to these poor people.
Financial oblivion I do disagree with----------that would injure many innocent people.

That stated: a 'lil ol' pimp-slap' to the tune of a few mil may get Frisco's attention quickly.
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Old 08-23-2008, 10:41 AM
 
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The claim is likely to be followed by a wrongful death lawsuit in which the family of Tony Bologna and his sons could seek millions of dollars from the city.
No advocate of frivolous lawsuits here but I will definitely be rooting for this one.

Isn't it a damn shame scumbag politicians (Pandering Gavin Newsom as well as all members of the San Francisco City Council in this case) cannot be sued and held personally liable for blatantly disrespecting the laws of this country?
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Old 08-23-2008, 10:45 AM
 
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No advocate of frivolous lawsuits here but I will definitely be rooting for this one.

Isn't it a damn shame scumbag politicians (Pandering Gavin Newsom as well as all members of the San Francisco City Council in this case) cannot be sued and held personally liable for blatantly disrespecting the laws of this country?
Agreed. Should they win, the precedent that their victory would set would be priceless. Not only will it bring worldwide attention to the problem, the fear it will instill in our stupid federal government will result in them finally getting serious with crackdowns, deportation and honoring the wishes of the vast majority of the American people.

Politicians tend to get the lead out when we hold them accountable for their actions and or negligence.
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