Homelessness

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The ACLU filed suit against Honolulu, Hawaii on Wednesday over the city's raids of homeless encampments, saying officials violated constitutional rights of individuals dwelling in the camps by throwing out food and vital belongings during massive sweeps. The complaint was filed on behalf of families and children living in one of the nation's...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The number of homeless children attending public schools in the U.S. has...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The fatal shooting Sunday of a homeless man by Los Angeles Police Department...

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A supermarket giant in the U.K. has removed metal spikes outside stores to deter rough sleepers and other "anti-social" elements after people protested that the latest in "defensive urban architecture" treats the homeless as pigeons, rats or other unwashed, unwanted, shoo-go-away vermin. Left Unity argues there are 700,000 empty homes in the country, and no good reasons for anyone to be homeless.