Sanctuary Cities: Why, What, Where

Sanctuary Cities: Why, What, Where

With the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States, the issue of American “Sanctuary Cities” is front page news. That, and a brewing crisis.

Donald Trump

But before the current controversy, a little background. The concept of sanctuary is not new. The following article examines sanctuary in medieval English law.

The Concept Of Sanctuary In English Law

Medieval Sanctuary Based On Greeks And Romans

Designation as a sanctuary city did not begin in the last few years. From the mid-1980s, Chicago, Illinois, designated itself as a sanctuary city. And the heart of the decision was not Hispanic.

Chicago’s History As A Sanctuary City

San Francisco, California took a different route to its sanctuary city designation. And that came with a horrible tragedy.

How San Francisco Became A Sanctuary City

Beginnings Of Sanctuary City Movement

What Else Should You Know About Sanctuary Cities

Learning About Sanctuary Cities

Feelings run deep on the issue of sanctuary cities. Americans are divided on the issue and have varying perspective on the legal and moral issue involved.

So, what’s happening now with the start of the Trump presidency?

The Dawning Of The Age Of Trump

Trump v. Sanctuary Cities

Sanctuary Cities v. Trump

Where are sanctuary cities?

List Of Sanctuary Cities, Counties, States

Test Of Wills And Resolve Begins

 

 

 

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