In the mid-night hours of January 13, 2021, House Bill 3653/PA 101-0652 was filed and quickly passed by the Illinois legislature with little input from the public or law enforcement. Just a few short weeks later, that legislation, now referred to as the “SAFE-T” Act, was signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker.
The rushed, poorly drafted 800-page law sparked outrage across the state for its little consideration to our law enforcement and public safety.
Today, Illinois is on the verge of many of the dangerous SAFE-T Act provisions taking effect. We must protect public safety at all costs and repeal this law before it’s too late.
Illinois Gov. Pritzker Declares State of Emergency As Illegal Immigrants Flood Chicago
Following the mayor of Washington, D.C., who last week declared the capital is in a state of public emergency due to the influx of approximately 1,000 immigrants, Illinois Gov. Pritzker (D) declared a “state of emergency” as illegal immigrants “flood Chicago,” a sanctuary city.