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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 […]

Should Mormons Give Money to Panhandlers?

Should Mormons Give Money to Panhandlers? Yes. The answer is: Yes. LDS Living Magazine recently asked the question “Should Mormons Give Money to Panhandlers?” Instead of addressing the question, the two LDS Living authors grapple with their own issues of middle-class privilege and guilt. Why make this a Mormon question at all? It doesn’t have […]