I am a homeless youth who just moved to Humboldt County in August. I am in school, and have an awesome job now, but I have my fair share of tickets for panhandling and camping. This ordinance would be an unfair way to target someone for a situation that they may not have any control over. The homeless are not going to just diappear, so maybe instead of criminalizing homelessness, the city should put their efforts into positive alternatives, such as shelters.
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In Print This Week:
Jan 19, 2017
vol XXVIII issue 3
The North Coast Journal Weekly
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