The ACLU of Texas filed a lawsuit on behalf of three homeless Houstonian plaintiffs adversely affected by the City’s camping and panhandling ordinances. Taken together, these ordinances illegally deprive homeless Houstonians of shelter, infringe on their right to free speech and ultimately constitute a criminalization of homelessness itself.

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May 12, 2017


United States District Court Southern District of Texas



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