Spencer to the Sierra Vista Herald
The Sierra Vista Herald claims that American
Border Patrol will be a "modern-day, high-tech, vigilante
posse." I developed the plan for American Border Patrol.
There is nothing in this plan that involves the use of a "vigilante
posse." Before the plan was finished, it was reviewed by
our board members, former Chief U.S. Border Patrol Agent, Bill
King, and former Chief of the Tucson Sector, Ron Sanders. I can
assure you that even the hint of a "vigilante posse"
would have cause both King and Sanders to repudiate American
Border Patrol without hesitation.
patrol not needed
The U.S.-Mexico border is a sieve, and the people
of Southern Arizona are fed up with the situation. -- What is
needed is an effective government policy that turns off the northward
flow of thousands of illegal, would-be immigrants. -- What is
not needed are private citizens taking it upon themselves to
patrol the border. -- One California-led group's plans for a
modern-day, high-tech vigilante posse are misguided and perilous.
Any good the American Border Patrol could hope to do is eclipsed
by the dangers it poses. -- Voice of Citizens Together founder
Glenn Spencer is leading the drive to establish...