Enfield’s bans “aggressive panhandling,” Albuquerque gives out jobs

The Courant reported this week that the town of Enfield has passed a law to ban “aggressive panhandling.” Meanwhile, Albuquerque is giving panhandlers jobs. C’mon, Enfield. Criminalizing poverty never works. Ever. And thanks, Kimberley, for the link.

What to do about panhandlers

Amy sends this, an article on how to responsibly and compassionately deal with people who approach you on the street and ask for money. I think this is a great start. As for the “Give (if you can)” I just go ahead and give. I give because I have it and I wasn’t going to …