Illegal To Be Homeless? Houston Crackdown Spreads

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http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/metropolitan/2029414 The success of Houston's downtown "civility ordinance" has pushed a growing number of homeless people into adjoining neighborhoods, prompting residents of nearby Midtown to ask that the rdinance be extended to cover their neighborhood, the Houston Chronicle says. Last year, Houston's City Council banned rummaging through garbage bins, aggressive panhandling and sleeping on downtown streets between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. Said one woman who camps out on city streets with her . . .

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