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Lift Ban on Churches Feeding the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, homelessness, giving, injustice, laws, petitions )

Freya
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's tough to say when our societal values shifted so dramatically, but for some reason now, government at large has decided that charity for the homeless is a crime.
Please Stop Forcing Homeless Women to Attend a Megachurch and Tithe
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, homelessness, churches, ethics, petitions )

Freya
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is one thing to require church attendance - this is understandable, since you are a Christian organization. However, it is quite another to force attendance at a particular church and tithing from a meager income.
End Houston's Cruel War Against the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, poverty, persecution, police brutality, Houston, Texas, petitions )

Freya
- 324 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Thursday, 22 December, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless. Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked when Houston police...
Repeal Law That Severely Restricts Possessions the Homeless Can Own
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, laws, injustice, California, Los Angeles, LA, petitions )

Freya
- 589 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
As though homeless people donâEUR(TM)t already own so few possessions, the city of Los Angeles just passed a law saying that the amount of things a homeless person can own must fit inside of a trash can.
New York City Struggles To Keep Up With High Homeless Numbers
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, social programs, news, politics, society, government, law, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 820 days ago - npr.org
Eight months after homelessness hit a record in New York City, you can still see the need of the city's most vulnerable in Tompkins Square Park.
5-Year-Old Helps Feed Homeless Man at Waffle House ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, children, society, family, homelessness, Josiah Duncan, humans, news, education, world, culture, rights, freedoms, religion, hunger, wisdom )

Carrie
- 915 days ago - cnn.com
Faced with a homeless man standing outside a restaurant, what would you do? And what do you tell your children if they ask why he's standing out there?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Get Homeless Children Off The Street
Society & Culture  (tags: children, homelessness, rights, politics, society, safety, law, ethics, culture, americans )

AWAY AWHI
- 999 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
An average of 1 in 45 American children become homeless every year âEUR" 1.6 million total in the United States. Stand with organizations like Horizons for Homeless Children and commit to getting AmericaâEUR(TM)s most vulnerable children off the streets!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Super 8: Make Things Right After Kicking An Innocent Homeless Couple Into Nine-Degree Weather!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, homelessness, SUper 8 Hotels policy towards the homele, compassion )

AWAY AWHI
- 1007 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to Super 8, enforcing a changeable hotel policy is more important than saving human life, and the "No Refunds" rule is more important than honoring compassion and generosity.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ft. Lauderdale: Stop Criminalizing Feeding of the Poor and Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, crime, culture, homelessness, unjust laws, society, politics, police, law, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 1105 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
90 year old Arnold Abbott of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl has been feeding the homeless since 1990. A new city ordinance has now made this illegal
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

Carrie
- 1105 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fort Luaderdale Mayor: Don't Jail People For Feeding the City's Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, corruption, evil, homelessness, punishing philanthropy and volunteers, legal ethics, morality, charity, immorality, law, freedoms, culture, politics, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 1109 days ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
A few weeks ago, the city passed a cruel law that outlaws the distribution of food to homeless people in public. When 90-year-old chef Arnold Abbott led a group of church volunteers in serving trays of hot food, he and others were arrested
Tell Homeless Agencies to Not Pressure Homeless People to Give Up Their Pets - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, pets&animals )

Slava
- 1111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It has been proven that animals have a beneficial affect on the humans who love them. They are a calming, soothing presence in our lives. We give them love and they return it a thousand fold!
No Solutions: Laws to Make Everything About Homelessness Illegal Have Increased Dramatically
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, laws against homelessness, society, policitics, rights, freedoms, law, policy, safety, usanews )

AWAY AWHI
- 1220 days ago - alternet.org
A new report finds these laws are being passed with wide voter approval, in cities that offer few alternatives for those living on the streets.
76 Percent of People Who Qualify for Housing Aid Don't Get It (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homelessness, government assistance, families, elderly, society, politics, government, humans, sadness, rights, ethics )

Carrie
- 1268 days ago - vox.com
More often than you'd expect, benefits are allocated by dumb luck. And not just "this system is so complicated it's basically a crapshoot" dumb luck; "literally determined by a random lottery" dumb luck.
The Purely Economic Case For Providing Housing To The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, society, ethics, economy, interesting, humans, government )

Carrie
- 1274 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Even if you don't think society has a moral obligation to care for the least among us, a new study underscores that we have a financial obligation to do so. Leaving a homeless person on The Streets: $31,065. Giving them housing: $10,051.
 

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