Board votes 4-1 for sanctuary opposition

There was no shortage of emotions during the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, but there was nearly a shortage of chairs.

That’s because community members packed the supervisor chambers for almost three hours of the meeting to provide input about a controversial issue. Eventually, the board members passed a resolution in opposition to California’s sanctuary law by a 4-1 vote.

What that means is that Mariposa County has now joined a number of other counties around the...

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