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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring: Siding With Illegal Immigrants Over Lawful Gun Owners

I find it funny that AG Mark Herring had this to say regarding 2nd amendment sanctuaries:

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued an advisory opinion Friday saying that Second Amendment sanctuary resolutions passed by localities across Virginia ahead of possible new gun safety laws passed by the General Assembly will have “no legal effect.”
“When the General Assembly passes new gun safety laws they will be enforced, and they will be followed. These resolutions have no legal force, and they’re just part of an effort by the gun lobby to stoke fear,” said Herring in a statement.

Ok, so why does he allow stuff like this this?

RICHMOND — Attorney General Mark R. Herring (D) has issued an opinion giving Virginia law enforcement officials cover to release suspected undocumented immigrants before federal officials can assume custody.
Herring’s nonbinding opinion says that if prisoners are otherwise eligible for release, sheriff’s and jail officials can defy requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain them because of their immigration status.

In July of this year (2019), this also happened:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Raising concerns from immigrant advocacy groups, two bills that would increase cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities are advancing through the Virginia General Assembly.
HB 2270, sponsored by Republican Del. Charles Poindexter of Franklin County, would require local law enforcement officials to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the release date of an immigrant “alien,” or noncitizen, as soon as it is known. The bill cleared the Senate Courts of Justice Committee on Wednesday after being passed by the House last week.

Who opposed that?

“Immigrants are active contributors to Virginia’s workforce and economy,” said John Feinblatt, President of New American Economy. “If passed, these bills could potentially inflict more than a billion dollars in damage and threaten key industries like construction and food services.”

Who’s John Feinblatt?

John Feinblatt is the President of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country. He is a senior advisor to former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and, in addition to his role at Everytown, has led the former mayor’s efforts on immigration reform, infrastructure investment, and marriage equality.