Rori Porter

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…