Though the GOP is losing minority voters, especially Hispanics,
a public policy expert asserts that legalizing illegal immigration
isn't the answer to winning them back.
As OneNewsNow has noted, the most recent
national election showed that Republicans nationwide are losing the
Latino vote. A Pew Research Center poll taken the day after
the election shows that Latinos voted for President Barack Obama
two-to-one -- garnering him the highest percentage from that
demographic for any Democratic presidential candidate since Bill
Clinton in 1996.
Ashton Ellis, the contributing editor at the Center for Individual
Freedom (CFIF), points out that the survey also shows that
Latinos voted with economics and healthcare reform in mind and that
they actually want a bigger government that provides more
"So what this indicates is that even if comprehensive
immigration reform goes through on the most favorable terms to the
illegal population -- meaning through the DREAM Act or even just
blanket amnesty -- it's not like the Republican Party is poised to
then gain a lot of new votes," he explains. "In fact, if anything,
it looks like we're about to legalize millions of voters for a much
The Pew survey reveals that most thought Romney's policies
favored the rich and that 75 percent of Hispanics want bigger
The campaign to amend the Minnesota constitution to protect
traditional marriage is going to be a close call. At the same time,
a recent poll shows that the race to overturn homosexual "marriage"
in Maryland is heating up.