All Further Articles for 2014-11-04
Drop That Plate Right Now: Cops Arrest 90-Year-Old Advocate and Clergy For Scary Crime of Feeding the Hungry
Bound by faith and virtue to resist newly passed "homeless hate laws" in Fort Lauderdale, a 90-year-old activist and two ministers were arrested for sharing food with homeless people, part of a "week of resistance" to a growing body of laws criminalizing the poor. "It's man's inhumanity to man is all it is," argued longtime advocate Arnold Abbott. An angry crowd agreed, yelling "Shame!" at police. Abbott plans to hold his weekly Wednesday food share, as usual, at the beach.