Homelessness

Panhandling enables the homeless

Panhandling enables the homeless

The article (“As death of woman who helped panhandler gets national attention, Baltimore homeless see decline in generosity," Dec. 6) ironically illustrates the very reason why the current laws against panhandling, which are overlooked, should start being enforced. Justin Morales, 35, a recovering heroin addict, claims to be looking for a job. I have personally seen this man on MLK Blvd. southbound for years and donated to him.

Kevin Lindamood of Health Care for the Homeless in Baltimore doesn't want the homeless stereotyped. But Mr. Morales is...

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