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UN Human Rights Committee: U.S. should stop criminalizing homeless people for being homeless.

posted Wed, Apr 2, 2014

The Committee called on the U.S. to abolish criminalization of homelessness laws and policies at state and local levels, intensify efforts to find solutions for homeless people in accordance with human rights standards and offer incentives for decriminalization, including giving local authorities funding for implementing alternatives and withholding funding for criminalizing the homeless.

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