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Feeding the Homeless in Florida illegal!

Members of Food not Bombs were arrested on June 1st in Florida for feeding the homeless.
Apparently Orlando has a limit on how much food the homeless can be fed. The city issues only three permits a year per group for group feedings in the local parks. Food Not Bombs has fought this limitation for 5 years and on June 1st three of their members were taken into custody for the crime of feeding people too many times. I think anyone planning a vacation trek to Orlando ought to re-think their plans.

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Bess

I forgot to add this YouTube link to the article.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZO0JdF48xsg