Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

Kate Steinle Killer Sentenced to Time Served

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a.k.a. Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the illegal alien, five-time deportee, and seven-time convicted felon who killed 32-year-old American Kate Steinle in July 2015, was sentenced to time served on Friday after being convicted in November of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Kathryn Steinle illegal alien Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

Don’t Blame Sanctuary Cities for Kate Steinle’s Death, Says California Paper

A California newspaper says that sanctuary city policies are not to blame for the murder of San Francisco tourist Kate Steinle on July 1, 2015. The latest attempt to shift the blame follows claims by the attorney for the criminal illegal alien, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a.k.a Jose Inez Garcia Zarate, that the gun is at fault.

Sanctuary Policy Rally in San Francisco

Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Protect Child Rapists, Murderers, Risk Billions in Federal Dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made an appearance at Monday’s White House press briefing to warn sanctuary jurisdictions in the country that they could lose their portion of $4.1 billion in grants from the Department of Justice if they continue to protect murderers, child rapists, and drug traffickers illegally present in the United States.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, accompanied by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, second from right, talks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Attorney in Steinle Case Blames Gun: It ‘Has No Safety’

Last week, Matt Gonzalez–attorney of alleged gunman Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez–agreed with testimony that Lopez-Sanchez allegedly shot Kathryn Steinle but argued that it was the gun’s fault. He suggested the gun went off without the trigger being pulled because it “has no safety.”

Pier 14 murder (Screenshot / Facebook / SFPD)

Kate Steinle Family to Sue S.F. Sheriff, Govt. Agencies

The family of slain San Francisco resident Kate Steinle announced plans Tuesday to pursue legal action against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and two government agencies for the murder, allegedly by an illegal alien, that drew the attention of the nation and spurred the introduction of “Kate’s Law.”

Mirkarimi (Matt Baume / Flickr / CC / Cropped)