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Volunteers Arrested for Giving Food to Homeless People at An El Cajon Park
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, altruism, charity, California, injustice )

Freya
- 129 days ago - latimes.com
El Cajon police arrested about a dozen people for feeding the homeless at a city park Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by a group called Break the Ban, which formed after the El Cajon City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance in...
Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless in California
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, California, injustice )

Freya
- 129 days ago - bbc.com
The group were protesting against an emergency ordinance in the city of El Cajon which was introduced in response to California's hepatitis A outbreak. They handed out food, clothes and toiletries on Sunday before police arrived and issued citations.
Tell Congress: End Teen Homelessness!
Society & Culture  (tags: teens, teenagers, kids, children, homelessness, petitions )

Freya
- 150 days ago - go.fightforequality.org
Thousands of LGBT kids have been abandoned, rejected, and left to live on the streets alone.
Stop Requiring Permits to Feed the Homeless in Atlanta!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, civil rights, human rights, police, charity, petitions )

Freya
- 176 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Many homeless advocates advise that if you want to help those in need, you should give them food - not cash. But sadly, it's becoming increasingly common for U.S. cities to punish the charitable people who put their time and money into this effort.
Lift Ban on Churches Feeding the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, homelessness, giving, injustice, laws, petitions )

Freya
- 194 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
- 204 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
- 509 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
- 775 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
- 1006 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
- 1101 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
- 1185 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
- 1193 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
- 1291 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
- 1291 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
- 1295 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
 

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