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Is an "Emergency Homeless Response" how it begins?
by G
Thursday Aug 22nd, 2013 2:06 PM
The City Council of Columbia, South Carolina has put their fears into writing. Unanimously, they also codified their fears in law. Businesses are encouraged to report perpetrators.
Is an "Emergency Homeless Response" how it begins?

The City Council of Columbia, South Carolina has put their fears into writing. Unanimously, they also codified their fears in law. Businesses are encouraged to report perpetrators.

I actually have some respect for their explicit bigotry. It will be interesting to see if their attempt will stand in court. Surely other cities are watching, waiting to see what happens (similar to the wait to see how eminent domain plays out in Richmond, California), preparing similar efforts (ask TBSC).

What did Columbia, South Carolina make illegal? Being downtown. Yeah, that is it, just being downtown. If accused, and refusing to go to the holding area, jail is the solution. Once at the holding area, permission is required to leave, and returning downtown is not allowed. Their police chief seems troubled, possibly because he might be the fall guy, should the effort run into legal trouble.

Illegal to be downtown, you ask? Why??? All it takes it being the 'wrong race'. No, just kidding. All it takes is being the 'wrong religion'. No, just kidding. All it takes is being the 'wrong gender'. No, just kidding. All it takes is being the 'wrong sexual preference'. No, just kidding. All it takes is being the 'wrong political party'. No, just kidding. All it takes it being homeless. No kidding.