One New Mexico town refused to do what the president ordered…

Photo: Anthony Moretti 19Jan2017

…and that decision was as correct then as it is now.

The Los Angeles Times has the story.

Mollica, a 34-year-old former federal marshal, set the tone in Gallup, backed by his friend Guido Zecca, the commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post. According to Zecca’s son’s fading recollections of the time … Mollica told their dad: “They are citizens here, and we are not going to round them up.”

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