panhandling

Panhandling To Be Illegal In Bossier City
Soon you may be seeing less people on street corners holding up signs that say, "Need Money. Please Help."  Bossier City is considering an ordinance that will bar panhandling on a number of busy streets.  The problem is especially pronounced on Airline Drive and Beene Bou…
Louisiana Is About to Outlaw the Homeless
Louisiana lawmakers want to make it illegal for the homeless to ask people for money. Late last month, the Louisiana legislature passed a bill that would make it a misdemeanor offense for individuals to panhandle. The measure was approved by a unanimous vote in the House and has moved on to the Sena…