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DOJ: Seattle Encampment Sweeps Legislation Recognizes Homeless People's Rights "Must Be Respected"

by Heidi Groover The U.S. Department of Justice says a proposal to allow homeless people to camp on some public land balances homeless people's constitutional rights with the city's need to address unsafe conditions. HG As the Seattle City Council prepares to discuss how to change the way authorities forcibly remove homeless people from where they're camping, the U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in.
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