Kill the bill

National Review has put together a petition to Speaker Boehner expressing opposition to the Senate immigration reform bill.

The petition reads:

Dear Speaker Boehner,

We call upon you to kill the Gang of Eight immigration bill, and more specifically, to reject a conference with the Senate on immigration legislation:

Whereas, the Gang of Eight’s bill does not solve the illegal-immigration problem, and instead leaves loopholes and exceptions in current law and does not truly secure our borders;

Whereas, in ten years, we will be dealing with this issue again according to the CBO, creating a new population of illegal immigrants;

Whereas, the Senate legislation will create a flood of low-skilled workers who will depress the wages of native workers and immigrants already here;

Whereas, there is no urgency to pass this legislation and the process in the Senate was scandalously rushed and chaotic at the end;

Therefore, we, the undersigned, call upon you to kill the Senate’s Gang of Eight immigration bill and make sure it doesn’t come to the House Floor in any form.

Passing any version of the Gang of Eight’s bill would be worse public policy than passing nothing. House Republicans can do the country a service by putting a stake through its heart.” — Lowry and Kristol:


If you would like to sign this petition, you can do so easily here.


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