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Protesters Hope To Stop New City Ordinance Targeting Panhandling

Residents in Wichita, Kansas hope to stop new ordinance targeting panhandling People plan on showing their disapproval of the new ordinance at Tuesday’s city council meeting Under the new ordinance both panhandlers and motorists could face up to a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail Christopher Parisho is one of many whom is speaking out against the ...

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Wichita Can Give Jail Time For Giving Money To Roadside Panhandlers

Wichita City Council passes new ordinance that can give jail time to both roadside panhandlers and motorists who give them money The council approved the ordinance with a vote of 7-0 The new ordinance carries a maximum penalty of a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail The infraction previously was punishable with a $20 fine In an ...

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Arrests made in Tampa, Florida for feeding the homeless

Members of Tampa Food Not Bombs were arrested on Saturday while feeding the homeless In Tampa you must obtain a pricey permit to feed the homeless in a city park This is not the first time members of the group have been arrested The group says they will continue to feed the homeless and plan on being in the same ...

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