The fact that this has been greeted with little more than a shrug shows how far the nation has come on religion in politics.
The more typical right-wing response to unpleasant developments is to ignore them and try to shrug them off.
But if they find illegals while doing other work, they no longer will shrug and release them.
c.1400, schurgyng, of uncertain origin. Perhaps connected to Danish skrugge "to stoop, crouch." Related: Shrugged; shrugging. To shrug (something) off "dismiss" is recorded from 1909.
a shoulder motion meant to express indifference, want of an answer, etc., 1590s, from shrug (v.).