With an overwhelming vote reinstating a ban on public camping, Austin, Texas, one of the most left-wing cities in the country, proves Woketardery has its limits in real life.
By a margin of 58 to 42 percent, the far-left city voted in favor of Proposition B, which reinstated a ban on public camping the mayor and city council overturned in 2019. After the ban’s repeal, it was suddenly legal to camp and sleep in public spaces.
The reinstatement of the ban not only outlaws public camping on city sidewalks, under overpasses, and in parks, it outlaws aggressive panhandling.
To take their city back, a bi-partisan group called Save Austin Now got the proposition on the ballot, which Austin’s mayor and homeless advocates opposed. Read more…