We are making poverty illegal ?

Fort Lauderdale recently moved to make it illegal for homeless people to have possessions with them.

Other cities are making it illegal for a homeless person to sit on a sidewalk.

These are all public spaces and last I knew, being homeless did not nullify your status as a citizen or a member of the public.

Local law makers appear to ignore this simple fact knowing that the homeless are not a large voting block. The reason given in Ft. Lauderdale was the city’s “interest in aesthetics.”

Next, on the beaches, they need to ban Speedos on fat men, two piece bathing suits on fat women and ugly people in general.  Any thing to make life easier on the eyes of "beautiful people".

 

While you are at it this guy is not attractive enough to remain on the city web site.  Please remove his likeness it in the “interest in aesthetics.” ( and whatever you do don't allow any of the commission on the beach in a Speedo! )

 

To those cities:

 

If you don't want homeless, poor people find them some work and housing.

 

If you you are not able to do that then at least leave them alone.  After all, like it or not you represent them equally.

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