Philadelphia Church Ministries Fight to Feed the Homeless

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Philadelphia officials passed an ordinance banning people from feeding groups of the homeless in any city park. The law is thought to target  church groups and charities that give meals to the homeless on land along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. But the cities religious leaders are fighting back. Religious leaders dismiss the city’s objections as bogus, pointing out that no one has gotten sick from the food and volunteers clean up the space used. Religious groups  have also filed suit charging that prohibiting churches from feeding the homeless in city parks violates religious freedom.

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