This would be easy to avoid if the city of Denver would have a small lot for the winter set up for the “Camping Ban” to avoid court fees and money/time wasted. The Tiny Homes community will help some but there should be a small lot just for the winter in every city just for the winter.
Denver Government Trying to Throw People in Jail for Survival Ban via Probation
When: August 24th 2017 at 8:30am
Where: Lindsey Flanagan Court House (520 W Colfax Ave, Denver CO 80204)
On August 24th 2017 at 8:30am Terese Howard will go to court to face a sentencing of 30 days in jail for the urban survival ban (otherwise known as “camping ban”). On April 5th 2017 Jerry Burton, Randy Russell, and Terese Howard were found guilty of surviving in public after a high profile 3 day trial with a jury that said things like “Why are we prosecuting people for being homeless?” and “I’ll bear a sense of guilt in prosecuting them,” and where the city prosecution said “you know it is illegal to survive in Denver.” For Terese, however, this was not the end of sentencing for this “crime” of lying in a sleeping bag as she was…
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