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Anti Panhandling

Legislating Poverty Away

Emily Harwell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home
Emily Harwell

Instead of fixing Tampa's homelessness and poverty problem effectively, the City Council passed a ban on panhandling, a thinly veiled attempt to hide panhandlers from the public eye.

Homeless Man Wins Legal Right To Beg

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An appellate court has upheld a homeless man's right to panhandle. In 2006, Eric Hoffstead was arrested after he asked a New Rochelle cop for change....

Proposed Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Could Be Bad News For Homeless, Advocates Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Seattle's newly proposed anti-panhandling ordinance is getting criticism from homeless advocates, reports. The ordinance, which would ...