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Likely no chance to change feeding ordinance

Voters will probably not get a chance to decide if the city can enforce restrictions for feeding the homeless.
Tuesday, a group against the ordinance presented 30,000 signatures to the city council.
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What's UP Radio Program with Terry Lowry

As discussed by Phil Owens on a local radio show. Help fight the ordinance that targets the homeless, the hungry, and the weak!
Should the government tell non-profits, churches, and citizens that "they should not be feeding the poor, and IF they feed more than 4-5, they will be fined?"
Is there an organization that is working with a number of churches and nonprofits to overturn this controversial Houston city ordinance? Why is a petition necessary?
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Share a meal with the homeless, go to jail

Houston’s homeless are still hungry, and those who want to feed them are still at odds with City Hall, since City Council approved an ordinance that prevents giving food to the hungry at will.
Seven people, who feel it is their right to share food with the hungry, slapped the city with notice of a lawsuit, requesting the city ditch the ordinance which will take effect July 1st.
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Volunteers trying to block limits on feeding homeless

With just days left before the city's restrictions on feeding the homeless take effect, an opposition group is hustling to collect enough signatures to repeal the law.
At least two charitable groups, meanwhile, have decided to stop feeding the homeless because they do not want their actions controlled by the city.
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Fresh Off Red-Light Camera Win, the Kubosh Brothers Take on the New Feed-the-Homeless Law

The Kubosh Brothers are kind of like the Baldwin brothers, if the Baldwins were rotund, squinty-eyed and sweaty. That's because it's confusing just how many brothers actually exist. Two? Three? After a while, it doesn't really matter: There's always another Kubosh. And that Kubosh has always got things to say.
But this time, glistening under a pale morning sun, sweat-streaked suit stretching across his barrel-frame, Paul Kubosh wasn't pontificating on matters involving red-light cameras. (Yes, the saga continues.) Today at his offices on Lubbock, the issue regarded feeding the homeless, and whether or not it's our God-given right as citizens of these United States to give a homeless person some "bread and a packet of bologna." In April, the city outlawed bequeathing a meal upon a homeless person without permission of the property owner.
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30,000 letters to be mailed in effort to fight homeless feeding ordinance

Activists against Houston’s new restrictions on feeding the homeless plan to mail around 30,000 letters Friday to urge voters to sign a petition to trigger a charter amendment election in November.
Paul Kubosh, a defense lawyer who was also behind the referendum effort against the red-light camera tickets, will send the letters to more than 70,000 registered voters. Along with members of Ministers Against Crime and the Houston Area Pastor Council, Kubosh calls the controversial ordinance a "draconian anti-giving and sharing food law."
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