Editor, Criminalizing homelessness raises constitutional concerns. For example, some courts uphold that begging is protected under the First Amendment as freedom of speech. When police search the belongings of a homeless person without a search warrant, they could be violating the Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. Jailing and imposing […]
Tag: "First Amendment"
Editor, I agree with Ganka Brown and her call to limit campaign spending for city council elections. How about an ordinance? Oh yeah, we already have one. In fact, Village Laguna championed one several years ago and the City Council passed a $30,000 spending limit and because of our First Amendment rights the limit needed […]