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Whether serving food to the homeless is a crime?
Ask Arnold Arbott, known as Chef Arbott, a 90 year old man from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, who along-with two other members of a Church charity faces potential jail term for at least six months for the same ‘offence’. In fact his name finds prominent mention in the police records in the past week for breaking the new city ordinance which has come into effect recently which characterises his act as breach of law, according to reports.
Talking to a newsperson he said:
“These are the poorest of the poor. They have nothing. They don’t have a roof over their head. And who could turn them away?”