Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: homeless

Newborn dies after being born to homeless mother in freezing cold...

The baby's death highlights the tragic lives of Portland’s mentally ill homeless and the current shortage of affordable housing.

Woman freezes to death in parking garage after being evicted from...

Batts is the third homeless person to have died of exposure so far in 2017.

Watch: Tampa police arrest volunteers for feeding the homeless

"Compassion should never be criminalized."

Unhappy holidays: Houston police force homeless people to throw away food

On Thursday, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless.

America has unofficially declared war on the homeless

Anti-homeless laws are cruel, unconstitutional, and create more hardship for those targeted, making it harder for them to get back on their feet.

Baltimore County drops $12K fine against church for helping homeless

Instead of immediately addressing the basic needs of Dundalk’s homeless population, the county initially decided to punish the few people willing to help fellow human beings.

San Francisco judges dismiss 66,000 arrest warrants against the city’s homeless

San Francisco chief judge John Stewart and his colleagues dismissed thousands of cases against the homeless for “quality-of-life” crimes such as sleeping on sidewalks because it “was the right thing to do.”

Homeless Man Owes Government Over $110,000 in Fines for Being Homeless

Homeless people throughout the U.S. are being charged for being homeless leaving them in debt.

Teen Develops Fireproof and Rainproof Sleeping Bags For the Homeless, Plus...

The third-year student conducted safety tests and even used the bag herself to ensure it held up to the imagined demands.

San Francisco Clears Out Homeless Ahead Of The Super Bowl

Millions of fans will descend on the city, but the homeless have been moved elsewhere.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.