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September 20, 2014, 12:57 am
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Homeless Advocacy Group Sues Over Springfield's Panhandling Ban


A homeless advocacy group is suing to overturn Springfield's ban on downtown panhandling. 

 

Homeless United for Change says there is court precedent that bans on people asking for money are an unconstitutional violation of free speech. 

 

The city instituted the ban in the downtown area out of concern that panhandlers were intimidating tourists and driving customers away from downtown businesses.

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