May 4, 2021
On May 1, voters in Austin, Texas came to their senses after they voted for Prop B, a ballot question that imposes a ban on homeless encampments.
The ballot question was approved by a resounding 57-42 percent margin.
As Jacob Asmussen correctly observed,”The vote is a pivotal milestone in a contentious, nearly two-year saga” and it all started “in 2019 when the Democrat-run Austin City Council repealed the longstanding camping law, allowing vagrancy squatting in nearly all public spaces (except city hall, notably).”
Naturally, this move provoked a series of socially unsavory developments which Asmussen