"This is a community of people who don't have easy access to health care...as well as not having access to hygiene facilities," said Megan Hustings, the managing director of the National Committee for the Homeless.
Mobile, Alabama's police chief has released an apology after a photograph of two of the city's officers holding what they called a "homeless quilt"—a raft of cardboard signs taped together, allegedly taken from the homeless people they'd arrested—went viral.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has spoken out against a new ordinance that would levy hefty fines and misdemeanor charges against homeless individuals sleeping on Las Vegas sidewalk if beds are open at local shelters.
Critics of President Trump and his labeling of Baltimore as "disgusting" began posting pictures to social media showing Republican-controlled areas rife with homelessness, poverty and masses of garbage.
Lt. Brian Tate, a Columbia Police Department veteran is being probed for pillorying homeless people and slighting races while calling out gang violence as a consequence for the Confederacy's defeat in the Civil War.