Feeding homeless people, a crime in the USA?

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This video from Texas in The USA is called Feeding homeless people BANNED IN HOUSTON!

From Common Dreams in the USA:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

US Cities Criminalizing Sharing Food with Homeless: Report

At least 21 cities have adopted ordinances restricting where and how nonprofits and individuals can share food with homeless

by Nadia Prupis, staff writer

As the number of U.S. cities criminalizing sharing food with the homeless continues to rise as a result of burdensome requirements on food pantries and individuals, rights groups are condemning the cities for their focus on punishment over solutions.

A report released Monday by the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) found that ordinances which have been adopted in 21 cities target food pantries, individuals, and homeless populations alike by perpetuating harmful myths about the effects of food-sharing and restricting the ways communities can do it.

“One of the most narrow-minded ideas…

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