Heritage joins the battle

Jonathan Garthwaite
Posted: May 20, 2007 9:10 AM

With so many Republican senators embracing the Kennedy immigration bill, it's going to take a monumental effort to slow the legislation down and defeat it.

Our chances improved greatly this week with the intellectual heft of Heritage declaring the the immigration reform is indeed amnesty -- something Americans are completely against.

Brian Darling writes "GOP Sellout":

Notwithstanding all you are going to hear to the contrary from President Bush, Sen. John McCain, and their new ideological partner, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Title VI of this bill is amnesty, plain and simple...

...In the name of bipartisanship, they have given away the farm to Ted Kennedy and the left wing of the Democrat party in the Senate. I can’t imagine any self-respecting conservative in America who would not hold this against McCain, Bush, and any other politician who supports this terrible idea.

I spent 11 years working in the Heritage Foundation building and I can't recall Heritage speaking so strongly against illegal immigration and amnesty proposals before.

Their efforts and influence on Capitol Hill are desperately needed in this fight.