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ACLU Challenging Panhandling Ordinance

| November 19, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A federal judge is hearing testimony as the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine challenges an ordinance banning panhandlers from standing in street medians in Portland. The ordinance was spurred by an upsurge in the number of homeless people looking for roadside handouts coupled with an increase in reports of near […]

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