In a letter to members of the city council, the ACLU requested information relating to the immigration resolutions and the hiring of prominent illegal immigration attorney Kris Kobach, who recently visited the city.
Albertville Mayor Lindsey Lyons said the request will be done, but he feels it’s a waste of taxpayer dollars and a city employee’s time.
“I laugh at these people. I’ll be honest with you. As far as I’m concerned, you can put a “U” in front of the “A”, Unamerican Civil Liberties Union. I think they ought to devote their efforts to real world problems,” said Mayor Lyons.
ACLU officials said they’re looking to see if there are any violations of citizen’s rights.
It’s pretty sad that an elected mayor thinks that violations of people’s basic rights are so funny and such a waste of time. Despite what Mayor Lindsey Lyons thinks, even illegal immigrants have rights. Without basic rights, you might as well return to slavery, which is what some people claim Mr. Kobach and some of his associates would like.