A few quotes:
"Ban Out Door Feeding"
"Out Door Feeding"??? Like feeding animals in a zoo?
And the Mayor:
"Food served outside on the street has a risk of food poisoning because it's not handled properly"
So all those food carts serving Philly Cheese Steaks, burgers, dogs and whatever should be shut down...right? Or is it just the food served by
volunteers to the homeless that can make people sick or kill them?
"The Right to eat"
We all have the right to eat.
"Protecting the City's image as a tourist destination"
Do you really want to become a city that refuses to feed people because it looks a little "Ugly" to tourists?
So by all these points, it should stand to reason that ALL food carts are made illegal, ALL food consumed in a park like a sandwich or an apple and
ALL tourists should be told that they can NOT buy food from a cart or grocery store and have a nice sunny picnic in the park.
"City of Brotherly Love"
Now, this is just one example of course. It's becoming quite clear that the homeless are increasing and the cities are clamping down on their human
rights. Even to the point of being pointed out in one thread (Can't remember where it is) that the homeless have to obtain a permit to live in their
And it's only going to get worse. So as individuals we have to decide if we will have to ask permission to help those less fortunate than ourselves.
Remember this..."ASK PERMISSION to help"
edit on 23-11-2012 by jude11 because: (no reason given)