Monday, May 13, 2019

Liberals Begin to Revolt against ‘Rock Stupid’ Homelessness Policies

By National Review, May 12, 2019

The more that progressive policies have failed to address the homelessness problem in urban areas, the more that progressives are doubling down on bad solutions.

Take Denver. The Mile High City presented voters last week with Issue 300. It was placed on the ballot by advocates for the homeless who wanted to legalize “camping” in parks and in vehicles on city streets, including in front of homes and local businesses. This was too much for voters, even in a city that gave Donald Trump only 19 percent of the vote in 2016. The idea of legalizing vagrancy was shot down by a resounding 83 percent of local voters.
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