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War On The Homeless: Cities All Over America Are Passing Laws Making It Illegal To Feed And Shelter Those In Need

If you want to be a “Good Samaritan” to the homeless in your community, you might want to check and see if it is legal first.  1,143 more words

Government

Does L.A.'s ban on sleeping in cars discriminate against the homeless?

The City of Los Angeles has adopted a law that would ban people from sleeping in their cars near schools, parks, and homes. This law limits the extent of a 2014 court ruling that struck down a 1986 ban on living in cars for discriminating against the city’s homeless population. 152 more words

The Christian Science Monitor

Skid Row

You’d think that a city, competing as it might on a 21st-century global scale to attract the best and the brightest, business and industry, its slice of the tourist trade pie, would do what it could to erase from the guide book maps the Skid Row name of a neighbourhood. 957 more words

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