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Will SF Supervisors make sleeping in our parks a crime? Part 2
by Bill Carpenter ( wcarpentx [at] gmail.com )
Tuesday Nov 5th, 2013 12:13 PM
The Board of Supervisors has Supervisor Wiener's Park Closure bill on the agenda for today, November 5th. Their meeting begins at 2pm. The measure could come up at any time. The video below is from last Tuesday; when the meeting began last week, Wiener asked to postpone it to this week.
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"We need more services; not more citations."
Rally opposing Scott Wiener's bill held October 29th at San Francisco City Hall:
Four-minute QT movie. 27MB.

Part 1: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/11/04/18745955.php
Part 2: This is Part Two
Part 3: in preparation

Tommi mentions the 2010 Sit/Lie struggle:
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/03/02/18639315.php
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by bc Wednesday Nov 6th, 2013 11:43 AM
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by PrionPartyy
Wednesday Nov 6th, 2013 7:08 PM
No. They can never make sleeping in public parks a crime. They can outlaw sleeping in public parks. But that just makes those people sleeping in public parks outlaws, not criminals.

However, if those sleeping in public parks are taking areas of the public parks that belong to all, as the word PUBLIC denotes, like setting up tents and taking PUBLIC lands for other uses, cooking, hanging up laundry, and declaring those areas off limits to others included in the PUBLIC, well then that is a crime. It is called stealing. And they should be treated as all other thieves would be treated.