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ACLU Condemns El Cajon’s ‘Food Sharing’ Ban and Subsequent Arrests During MLK Holiday Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 15, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO — On Sunday, one day before the national holiday honoring the legacy of a man who believed fervently in equal justice, tolerance, and ‘an inescapable network of…

ACLU Asks City of El Cajon to Reconsider Its ‘Food Sharing’ Ban

SAN DIEGO – A few weeks ago, the City of El Cajon adopted an ordinance prohibiting people and organizations from sharing food with homeless individuals on public property. This needlessly cruel ordinance dampens the spirit of giving this holiday season….