Rightsmongering and urban decay

Leonard, John
December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 23, p23
Contends that society must help its neediest citizens. Helen Hershkoff of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) believes that towns and cities have no right refusing to allow needy people to sleep in public spaces. How society can help them; The problem with permitting such privileges; Aggressive legal defense by the ACLU and other groups poses a mortal threat; What `special protection' of the homeless indicates; More.


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