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Homeless News – May 5, 2021 – Austin brings back camping ban

Prop B Austin results: Voters bring back homeless camping ban

After all votes were counted in Austin, Proposition B soared to victory in a race many thought would be tighter than it ended up. In a hotly contested debate involving the city’s homelessness crisis, 57% of voters said they were in favor of reinstating criminal penalties for camping in public spaces and 42% said they were not.

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“I like to be out of sight, out of mind to others. I am not trying to disrespect anybody with my homelessness but I am homeless,” Wager said.

House Bill 1925, filed in February, and Senate Bill 987, introduced in March, would make camping in an unapproved public place a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500.

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The city of Basel in Switzerland has offered its homeless community a free one-way ticket to any other European destination if they agree to sign a contract vowing never to return.

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