A judge has ruled
that a church in Phoenix, where homelessness is on the rise, cannot
feed the homeless. Crossroads United Methodist Church lost a court
battle that began after neighbors complained about its weekly pancake
breakfast and the hungry riff-raff turning up for it. Zoning, says the
court. Compassion, says the minister.
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"Are we just discriminating against people who are poor and who
don't have homes because we don't like what we feel when we see them?"
says Rev. Dottie Escobedo-Frank. "My, my, my! What have we come to?
Where's the love?"
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