Sarasota newspaper opposes
Bradenton should focus on expanding shelter space and increasing police patrols in neighborhoods plagued by individuals -- homeless or otherwise -- who break the laws already on the books, says the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Bradenton's council is considering an ordinance that would ban people from camping on public or private property without permission. A similar ordinance in nearby Sarasota is being challenged in court.
Read the whole editorial here and read a story about the proposed ordinance here.