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Boise, Idaho passed an ordinance that banned sleeping or camping in public places. The DOJ says ordinances like these criminalize homelessness itself in situations where people simply have nowhere else to sleep. From the DOJ's filing: "When adequate shelter space exists, individuals have a choice about whether or not to sleep in public. However, when adequate shelter space does not exist, there is no meaningful distinction between the status of being homeless and the conduct of sleeping in…
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