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Homeless Feeding Bans

'Chef Arnold,' 90, May Just Beat The System

Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has suspended enforcement of a South Florida city's law that restricts the public feeding of homeless people fo...

'Chef Arnold,' 90, Will Continue Feeding Homeless 'As Long As There Is Breath In My Body'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact

Arnold Abbott, 90, has been cited twice and faces 60 days in jail for feeding homeless people. But the committed Florida advocate has no plans to stop...

Russell Brand Slams Arrest Of 'Lovely' 90-Year-Old Advocate

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact

Supporters across the world have erupted since a 90-year-old WWII vet was arrested in Florida for feeding the homeless. But perhaps no one has offered...

90-Year-Old Florida Man Faces Jail Time For Feeding Homeless

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact

A Florida city was quick to show how serious it is about its new homeless feeding ban by making an example out of a 90-year-old advocate who’s been ...

Former Police Chief: Anti-Homelessness Laws In U.S. Are 'Close To Ethnic Cleansing'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact

Updated on Aug. 4, 2014 at 3:25 p.m. EST A police chief turned homelessness advocate says he’s disgusted with the increasing amount of discrimina...

Homeless People Can't Sit On Sidewalks In More Than Half Of U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact

It is particularly miserable to be a homeless person in the U.S. right now. Anti-homeless laws -- ranging from bans on sleeping in cars to restrict...

Good News For Florida Couple Who Was Fined More Than $2,000 For Feeding Homeless

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.22.2014 | Impact

A Florida couple who was fined for feeding the homeless without obtaining a permit had all charges dismissed on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Dayt...

Couple Fined $700, Threatened With Jail For Feeding Hot Dogs And Chicken To Homeless

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact

Like many Florida couples in their age group, Debbie and Chico Jimenez have settled into retirement. But unlike a lot of their peers, they’re not in...