Cruel Florida Ordinance Makes It Illegal For Cold Homeless People To Cover Up With Blankets

The ordinance prohibits sleeping in public underneath blankets or newspaper or inside a shelter one constructs in order to find relief from the oppressive cold.
Cruel Florida Ordinance Makes It Illegal For Cold Homeless People To Cover Up With Blankets

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

A controversial ordinance passed in Pensacola, Florida over the summer is currently making life a lot harder for those who do not have a home of their own in which to sleep. The “camping” ordinance presents homeless people with a difficult choice: obey the law or freeze to death.

The ordinance prohibits sleeping in public underneath blankets or newspaper or inside a shelter one constructs in order to find relief from the oppressive cold.

Noting how this ordinance has negatively impacted the homeless population of the city, especially in the wake of the polar vortex that paralyzed much of the...

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