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Homeless protest Boulder’s no-sleeping law

BOULDER, Colorado – Homeless people and activists in Boulder are planning to protest the city’s ban on sleeping in public parks.

A Tuesday rally is planned to decry the 353 tickets issued last year to people sleeping on public property. Activists say the $100 tickets usually end in jail time for homeless people because they can’t afford the fines.

The organizer of the rally is Terry Sternberg, a homeless woman. She says the city should put a moratorium on sleeping and public camping tickets because of limited space in shelters and the poor economy.

The rally is Tuesday evening outside the Boulder Municipal Building.

Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/

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