Austin, Texas Voters Pull the Lever for a Camping Ban

Austin, Texas Voters Pull the Lever for a Camping Ban


May 4, 2021

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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milestone in a contentious, nearly two-year saga” and it all started “in 2019 when the Democrat-run Austin City Council repealed the longstanding camping law, allowing vagrancy squatting in nearly all public spaces (except city hall, notably).”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

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