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Supreme Court divided over homeless ban and rights of the unhoused

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2024
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Supreme Court justices expressed concern on Monday about punishing homeless people for sleeping outside when they have nowhere else to go while also struggling with how to ensure local and state leaders have the flexibility to deal with the growing number of unhoused individuals nationwide. The court’s review of a set of Oregon anti-camping laws could lead to the most significant ruling on the rights of the unhoused in decades, with potentially sweeping implications for state capitals and city streets. The Supreme Court agreed to intervene in the case after...

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