San Antonio Gave 12,000 Citations To Homeless People In Less Than 2 Years: Report – via The Huffington Post

“San Antonio has no qualms with issuing hefty fines to its poorest residents.

“The city’s police department gave out more than 12,000 citations to homeless people between January 2013 and early October of this year, the San Antonio Current reported. Many violators were charged with crimes that, according to the news source, discourages the poor from being in public spaces — including aggressive soliciting of donations, camping in public and sitting or lying in the right of way of others.”

See more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/san-antonio-ticketing-homeless-people_n_6042486.html?&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

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