The baby's death highlights the tragic lives of Portland’s mentally ill homeless and the current shortage of affordable housing.
Batts is the third homeless person to have died of exposure so far in 2017.
"Compassion should never be criminalized."
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.
Anti-homeless laws are cruel, unconstitutional, and create more hardship for those targeted, making it harder for them to get back on their feet.
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 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 people throughout the U.S. are being charged for being homeless leaving them in debt.
The third-year student conducted safety tests and even used the bag herself to ensure it held up to the imagined demands.
Millions of fans will descend on the city, but the homeless have been moved elsewhere.