Police charge 90-year-old man, 2 pastors with feeding homeless

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If you do not live in Florida, you may not have heard about Arnold Abbott, who is 90 Years and 2 Pastors who were arrested for feeding the homeless.Fort Lauderdale, has a new ordinance effectively banning public food sharings took effect Friday. If you feed the homeless you could be arrested and serve 60 days in jail and $500 in fines.

“One of the police officers said, ‘Drop that plate right now,’ as if I were carrying a weapon,” said Abbott, who runs a nonprofit group called Love Thy Neighbor, Inc. “It’s man’s inhumanity to man is all it is.” This is not the first time that Arnold Abbott has been arrested for trying to help the homeless. He was arrested in 1999, and sued Fort Lauderdale and he plans to do it again.

What are your thoughts about Arnold Abbott and the 2 Pastors being arrested and that he could serve up to 60 days in jail and pay $500 in fines. I’m curious what your opinions are on the matter.

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