“What would you do if a police officer threatened to arrest you for trying to share a sandwich with a desperately hungry homeless woman that really needed it? Such a notion sounds absolutely bizarre, but this is actually happening in major cities all over the United States. More than 50 large U.S. cities have adopted “anti-camping” or “anti-food sharing” laws in recent years, and in many of these cities the police are strictly enforcing these laws. Sometimes the goal appears to be to get the homeless people to go away. Apparently the heartless politicians that are passing these laws believe that if the homeless can’t get any more free food and if they keep getting thrown into prison for “illegal camping” they will eventually decide to go somewhere else where they won’t be hassled so much.”
Analysis by Reporting San Diego
June 27, 2016 (San Diego) There are two troublesome stories circulating. The first is that the city installed a rock garden under a bridge for the All Star Game. It turns out it was installed to keep the homeless out. The excuse of course was that Sherman Heights residents requested that. But the truth, as always, did emerge.
Now we have the city moving the homeless from down town San Diego Of course the city denies that this has anything to do with the All Star Game, but this is what happens when major events come to any town in the United States. Homeless are not seen as producers, but rather as takers in the system. They also are considered an eye sore, and our city has a very large population, Depending on who you read the 5th largest or 4th largest in the…
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