Homeless People in the US

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Of 234 American cities, 40 percent make it a crime to sleep in public spaces, while 56 percent prohibit loitering in public places and 53 percent prohibit begging and panhandling in public places” (Foscarinis).


Homeless people are in need of help, and it is the government's job to do just that.
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The government should help these less fortunate people to get them off of the streets and into a safer place.

Works Cited

Foscarinis, Maria. "National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty." National Law

Center on Homeless and Poverty. Nettrekker, n.d. Web.

Keith, Theo. "Panhandling Pays Well as Madison Cracks Down On Beggars." Theo Keith, n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2015.

"Theology Library Homelessness." Theology Library Homelessness. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2015.

National Coalition for the Homeless. "Why Are People Homeless?" National Coalition for the Homeless. National Coalition for the Homeless, July 2009. Web. 20 Nov. 2015.

NBC News. "744.000 Homeless People in the U.S." MSNBC News. N.p., 10 Jan. 2007. Web. 20 Nov. 2015.

"Theology Library Homelessness." N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Dec. 2015.