Majority of L.A. City Council Votes to Criminalize Homelessness

Today, Los Angeles City Council Members Gil Cedillo, Paul Krekorian, Bob Blumenfield, Paul Koretz, Nury Martinez, Monica Rodriguez, Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Curren D. Price Jr., Mark Ridley-Thomas, John Lee, Mitch O’Farrel, Kevin De León, and Joe Buscaino voted to effectively criminalize poverty and homelessness in Los Angeles. Only Mike Bonin and Nithya Raman voted contrary to…