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Utah Cracks Down on Panhandlers

One of the best ways to help the beggar…is to fine them $750 for begging. Fox 13 News reported recently on a new Utah law that will restrict pandhandlers along roadways. The story featured Jennifer Gailey who has been homeless for five years and relies on pandhandling. Starting on Tuesday, though, the effort could cost […]

Oh lord, is there nothing more anybody can do?

This Hymns of Social Justice post is a companion piece to Chris Henrichsen’s post “Should Mormons Give Money to Panhandlers?” found here In the fall of 1990 I started my senior year at Provo High school in Provo, Utah.  Being a (mostly good) Mormon boy I (somewhat) dutifully attended “Seminary”.  For readers who are not LDS, […]