Steven Greenhut on California's Proposed Homeless Bill of Rights


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The Homeless Bill of Rights, the name applied to a new bill that recently soared through the California Assembly's Judiciary Committee on a 7-2 vote, is the latest in a long line of California legislation that has grabbed national attention for its sheer lunacy. Legislators in all states introduce crazy stuff to make a point, observes Steven Greenhut. But in California, these strange bills can actually make it to the governor's desk.