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Content categorized as Criminalization of Homelessness
Don Matyja, a homeless Army veteran, was eking out a living on the streets of Costa Mesa, Calif. until he got ticketed for smoking in the park, the Associated Press reported.
In his ruling last month, U.S. District Judge William Yohn said he saw no evidence the city of Philadelphia’s plan to feed the homeless outside City Hall was any better than the way it was being done by charity groups.
In Berkeley, Calif., Mayor Tom Bates wants to ban sitting on sidewalks, according to the Contra Costa Times.