Tlaib Statement on City of Grants Pass v. Johnson

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement on the recent Supreme Court decision:

“The far-right Supreme Court just ruled that it is legal to criminalize homelessness. This ruling is a heartbreaking display of the dehumanization of our unhoused neighbors. It is unconscionable to criminalize people who are simply trying to survive and sleeping outside when they have nowhere else to go. We must take action to guarantee housing as a fundamental human right in our Constitution and invest in proven solutions like a Housing First approach, not ineffective and cruel measures that simply push people experiencing homelessness out of public view. Jails and fines will never end the homelessness crisis.”

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