“...please grant full legal immigration immunity to those who may have been directly affected by the police actions, but who are afraid to come forward and give their testimony in fear of being turned over to immigration authorities.”
Far lefties were on the scene. But Cardinal Mahony questions whether anyone in the crowd really provoked anything. He says:
"Like most Angelinos [sic], I have been watching innumerable television images of the aftermath of a peaceful and orderly pro-immigrant march and rally on the afternoon of May 1st. I was a member of the march from Vermont and 3rd Streets to the MacArthur Park, and I was privileged to address the people present. Even if a small group of people caused trouble..."
The Cardinal calls for finding out who must bear "the blame and responsibility," but he does not explicitly call for apprehending crowd members who might have committed violence against the police. Fifteen or so policemen were injured; someone did that to them.
Quintero knows well the past record of LAPD brutality against pro-lifers, including outright TORTURE with nunchuks -- they called it "PAIN COMPLIANCE" -- and other civilians.
I am not going to characterize what happened in MacArthur Park, or say whether the police were right or wrong; and that is not the purpose of this post.
But now that the Cardinal has called for immunity for illegal aliens who witnessed the goings on in MacArthur Park, it would be just if he also addressed authorities and called for immunity from BEING ABORTED for all the preborn babies in this Archdiocese and throughout our USA.
When is the Cardinal going to call us all to public rallies for protection for preborn babies and their God-given, inalienable right to life? A Mass in the cathedral once a year is not enough. Suggested theme for the rallies: "Justicia por los bebes!" -- "Justice for the babies!"