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VIDEO: Homeless Man Shot By Police For Camping Without Government Permission

A homeless New Mexico man who was illegally camping in the Albuquerque foothills was fatally shot by police. New helmet camera video released by the Albuquerque Police Department on Friday shows the moment 38-year-old James Boyd turns his back to officers and then gets shot dead. Despite overwhelming criticism to the shooting, the department says its officers were justified, KRQE reported. Boyd was shot on Sunday, March 16. Police Chief Gorden Eden said officers approached Boyd, who was sleeping, to speak to him about illegally camping in an open...

How A Jobless Father Of Four Is Surviving The Winter In Detroit

How does a jobless father of four keep his family warm and fed in Detroit during the harsh winter? By donating his plasma and collecting wood from the abundant amount abandoned homes around the bankrupt city.

Homelessness Surges Among Veterans Of Recent Wars

As more young veterans of the recent wars leave the military, the number of them falling on hard times and homelessness continues to rise sharply. New numbers from the Department of Veterans shows that nearly 50,000 of these veterans were either living in the streets, at risk of losing their homes or relying on federal vouchers for housing needs in 2013.

What Would You Put In This Bag?

Everyone has a Bug Out / GOOD Bag. You always hear the “experts” weigh in on what you should have in your bag. That is all fine and dandy, but we are looking for something different. The average Prepper has a home and some means of income. Not everyone is rich like the folks we see on the cool “Prepper” shows, but they at least have something to put in a bag.

New York’s Homelessness Worst Since The Great Depression

State and local governments nationwide have struggled to accommodate a homeless population that has changed in recent years – now including large numbers of families with young children. As the WSJ reports, more than 21,000 children – an unprecedented 1% of the city’s youth – slept each night in a city shelter in January, an increase of 22% in the past year; as homeless families now spend more than a year in a shelter, on average, for the first time since 1987. New York City has seen one of the steepest increases in homeless...

Feeding The Homeless BANNED In Major Cities All Over America

What would you do if you came across someone on the street that had not had anything to eat for several days?  Would you give that person some food?  Well, the next time you get that impulse you might want to check if it is still legal to feed the homeless where you live.  Sadly, feeding the homeless has been banned in major cities all over America.