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Solana Beach council takes stance against “zero tolerance”

Solana Beach council takes stance against “zero tolerance”

A small city on Southern California’s coast has little clout when it comes to the federal government.

That didn’t stop Solana Beach’s City Council from making a statement this week opposing the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy on immigrants crossing the border without authorization and the separation of children from arrested parents and guardians.

In response to a request from Councilman Peter Zahn, the panel voted 4-0 on Wednesday, June 27, with Councilwoman Lesa Heebner absent, to approve his proposed resolution voicing opposition to the administration’s policy and tactics.

“We’ve got a president who’s glad to subject migrants to inhumane treatment,...

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