Archive for March 28, 2010

Toward the end of February I wrote a post titled, Homelessness Doesn’t Define A Person’s Character."

In it, I pointed out that homelessness is a socio-economic condition and not a character trait – and occurs when a person can no longer afford to maintain housing.

Furthermore, despite what some of the general population believe, just because a person is homeless, it doesn’t necessarily make them a "bum." Nor does it make them a person of base moral character.

Unfortunately the homeless are among the most marginalized of this nation’s citizens. Consequently, they are also among the most victimized by some of the so-called "pillars of the community."   (more…)