Tuesday, November 4, 2014

I Guess It Will Only Encourage Them

Sayis Arnold Abbott, a 90-year-old homeless advocate: “One of police officers came over and said ‘Drop that plate right now,’ as if I was carrying a weapon”.

Why? The city of Fort Lauderdale has made it a criminal offence for groups to feed the homeless in public.


  1. If we allow them to be fed, they won't go away. We can't allow do-gooders to facilitate untidy and disconcerting public manifestations of poverty. Now let's roust the rest of the malefactors off the park benches and jail them for feeding the pigeons.

    1. John, it sounds like you have been eavesdropping on Fort Lauderdale's ordinance committee meetings!