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Supreme Court Free Speech Ruling Challenges Anti-Panhandling Laws
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, AP
Last year, 76% of cities banned panhandling in some locations.
More Proof That Housing Homeless People Actually Saves Money And Works
Since 2011, the number of citations doled out to homeless people for sitting, sleeping and begging has nearly tripled. While
Banning Homeless Camps Just Disperses The Issue, Won't Solve It: Experts
By Reuters, Reuters
Over a third of U.S. cities impose citywide bans on public camping, a 60 percent increase in such ordinances since 2011, according
Fort Lauderdale Passes Law That Restricts Feeding Homeless People
But Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler has defended the newest measure that restricts feeding the homeless, claiming police
Why It's Easier To Treat The Homeless Like Criminals Instead Of People In Need
What can be done about homeless people, those poor, sick, jobless souls who just can’t seem to get their acts together and
Former Police Chief: Anti-Homelessness Laws In U.S. Are 'Close To Ethnic Cleansing'
For six years, Pastor Rick Wood of Oneonta, Alabama, for example, would hand out water and hot dogs to homeless people every
Homeless People Can't Sit On Sidewalks In More Than Half Of U.S. Cities
Such harsh measures, according to the NLCHP, don’t do much in the way of reducing homelessness. They simply make life more
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