The suit alleges that Houston's law violates elements of the First, Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments
Initiative 300 takes aim at the city's incredibly broad anti-camping ordinance
Government has repaid acts of service with exorbitant fines and misdemeanor charges.
How is bleaching food better than letting homeless people eat it?
San Francisco Just Passed the Largest Tax Increase in City History. It's Anybody's Guess if It's Legal.
Prop C hikes business taxes by $300 million to pay for homeless services.
Referencing Shakespeare, the Bible, and American colonial times, a federal court rules in favor of a group's right to feed the homeless.
The city's gotten more than 14,500 crap complaints since the start of the year.
Policymakers need to focus more on harsh realities if they want real solutions.
El Cajon is just the latest city to abuse "public safety" fears to control how people help each other.
Officials threatened to condemn his home if he didn't stop.
Feed yourself in a public park. Feed the pigeons and the squirrels there, too. Whatever you do, though, don't share your food with a hungry person.
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Mayor temporarily suspends the confiscation of survival gear from homeless during cold weather months.
Elvis Summers crowdfunded $100,000 to build dozens of tiny homes. City officials looking to pass a $2 billion housing plan tried to shut him down.
Ceola Waddell Jr.'s "landmark" has been carted away by the city's Department of Sanitation.
Not fair to homeless that their food isn't "scrutinized," one councilman explained.
Florida Man arrested, sent to jail over a container attached to his bicycle.
Let's not ignore the ordinances and harassment of the poor that led to this.
The measure is now awaiting the signature of Democratic Gov. Kate Brown.
Says the notion that expanding the housing market benefits both poor and rich sounds "counterintuitive"
A reminder that unlawful property seizure and intrusive laws hurt vulnerable members of society the most
Off-Duty Hawaii Cop Harassed, Assaulted, Lesbian Couple Over Light PDA, State Left Them Homeless, Lawsuit Alleges
Attorneys says charges of assaulting a police officer were dropped five months later.
Vendors at parks and beaches targeted with new ordinance.
San Antonio targets a good Samaritan, because rules are rules.