Nov 17 2015
A few weeks ago, the Anderson County Council passed this Resolution. I appreciate the adoption and the very strong language.
#R2015-057 RESOLUTION OF THE ANDERSON COUNTY COUNCIL ASSERTING NON PARTICIPATION IN THE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROJECT.
WHEREAS the Anderson County Council is the designated governing body authorized to use appropriate ordinances, resolutions and police powers to protect the health, safety and welfare of
WHEREAS the issue of resettlement of refugees from the Middle East and other illegal aliens is a matter of the most urgent concern, as it involves vital issues of national security, terrorism, public health, and public safety, and expenditures of public taxpayer funds; and
BE IT RESOLVED that the Anderson County Council will not approve or proceed with the Refugee Resettlement Project within the borders of Anderson County, South Carolina; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Anderson County Council calls on all South Carolina public officials, governmental and non-governmental to immediately cease and desist from all placements of refugees anywhere within the state of South Carolina until the South Carolina Legislature convenes and passes legislation reflecting the will of the people in South Carolina by approving a state public policy on any and all refugee resettlement within South Carolina.
PASSED AND ADOPTED this 20th day of October, 2015: