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“We Don’t Vote in the Streets”

Supporters of the Bush-McCain-Kennedy approach to immigration have scheduled more marches for May Day, taking to the streets to demand amnesty for illegal aliens. Before rushing to meet the demands of these interlopers, our elected representatives might take note of this exchange with a local Mexico City legislator before yesterday’s vote there to legalize abortion:

At the entrance to the chambers, an antiabortion activist cut off Assemblyman Jorge Schiaffino, a vocal backer of legalizing abortion.

“What about all those people in the streets?” Beatriz Rodriguez demanded.

“We don’t vote in the streets, we vote in here,” Schiaffino responded before sliding away.

Mark Krikorian, a nationally recognized expert on immigration issues, has served as Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) since 1995.

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