The reason I deplore government programs is that they remove humanity from charity. Individuals taking a moment to help someone they don't know is exactly what we need in this country. The only reason to ban that is to create the need for more government programs there by forcing more people into servitude and creating an ever growing voting bloc that must.....MUST vote for the one party that will "take care of them"...aka Democrats.
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
I don't think the majority of homeless people are capable of responding to "Prodding".
So it ends up being mandated hunger.
Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller