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barbtries

(28,827 posts)
Sun Aug 25, 2013, 02:41 PM Aug 2013

threatened with arrest for feeding the poor and homeless in Raleigh

this story is all over my facebook
http://www.wral.com/nonprofit-says-it-was-threatened-with-arrest-for-feeding-raleigh-homeless/12815894/

they're asking people to show up at Moore Square at 4pm in solidarity.

the first hand story of what happened yesterday is at lovewins.info, but the page is apparently overwhelmed. i did access it yesterday. these people have been doing this every saturday and sunday for about 6 years, and yesterday the RPD told them if they tried, they would be placed under arrest.

to get a permit it's $800 - every day. the police also told them that the permit would probably be denied.

big money doesn't want raleigh to look as if people are going hungry, maybe?

the lovewins link: http://lovewins.info/2013/08/feeding-homeless-apparently-illegal-in-raleigh-nc/

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threatened with arrest for feeding the poor and homeless in Raleigh (Original Post) barbtries Aug 2013 OP
1% turning the screw . orpupilofnature57 Aug 2013 #1
i hope, barbtries Aug 2013 #2
OneGrassRoot started a thread this a.m... WorseBeforeBetter Aug 2013 #3
okay thanks barbtries Aug 2013 #4
You're welcome. WorseBeforeBetter Aug 2013 #5
True! marions ghost Aug 2013 #6
Yep, and I'm really grateful to have this group! WorseBeforeBetter Aug 2013 #7
Connecting marions ghost Aug 2013 #8

barbtries

(28,827 posts)
2. i hope,
Sun Aug 25, 2013, 02:53 PM
Aug 2013

and think it's quite possible, that this action is going to boomerang. like i said, my facebook is lit up. i was amazed that the story had not apparently made it to DU yet.

i am so sick of the hypocritical right.

WorseBeforeBetter

(11,441 posts)
5. You're welcome.
Sun Aug 25, 2013, 10:26 PM
Aug 2013

There's so much going on with NC these days that threads are started in LBN, GD and the NC group... it's a challenge keeping up!

WorseBeforeBetter

(11,441 posts)
7. Yep, and I'm really grateful to have this group!
Sun Aug 25, 2013, 11:31 PM
Aug 2013

I can barely keep up with Raleigh, it's great to hear from others throughout the state...

marions ghost

(19,841 posts)
8. Connecting
Sun Aug 25, 2013, 11:35 PM
Aug 2013

--is what this is all about IMO. No longer "putting up" out of isolation or depression.

"This is the Day"....

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