Good Samaritan faces fine for feeding the hungry
Government overreach hurting needy kids?
- Duration 3:47
- Date Aug 15, 2012
Government overreach hurting needy kids?
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Welcome back to the five -- Philadelphia's nickname is the city of brotherly love.
A community to help one another and -- -- honorable resident has been living up to you.
Angela -- has been giving free lunches every single -- -- park kids in her neighborhood during the summer.
But now she keeps it up she could be fine get this for not clearing the food -- with the local government.
They can be doing a whole lot of other things you have houses here -- falling there and I mean they can be focused on -- a more serious issues can be feeding children.
Dana I guess tons of emails -- and so now the city mayor -- actually sat behind her.
It's the city said wait a minute we're not gonna -- you.
You still have to pay a thousand dollars -- to go in front of the board and get a firm and get a permit to do that we're not gonna find 600 dollars a day.
Is this government does regulating every single area of our lives even do gooders like it is out -- that thing and the thing that struck me -- -- -- is that another resident alerted the council about the distribution.
Mean can you just you would not want to be that.
Person's friend whoever alerted the council -- -- she was doing something it was kind Wright and Eric this isn't a neighborhood that's affluent and some snob calls up and that I don't want this going on.
This is -- neighborhood were these kids really need help the average income is about 191000 dollars a year and this woman used to do the giveaways at a local church but she had a baby and so now she's bouncing a baby on one knee and giving away lunches.
-- -- -- -- -- Two things number one mayor nutter what you try to deal was he said no feeding the homeless independently because he was try to literally starve the homeless into shelter so they can get.
Other forms of assistance -- -- -- medical care -- so you don't psychiatric care what whatever but it's a ridiculous program you know they should let this woman help.
Up kids who need help things that it does she still is she slipped to pay a thousand bucks -- -- hermit.
I'll do it topic of a thousand bucks I'll send it to we'll find out where it is -- The check is in the mail tomorrow morning for I'm glad -- I mean I'm going in front of aboard next week and I need 5000 this area -- -- guys covered as you I'm looking down but it is some charity work into my caddie and -- about an -- and indeed -- series it's it's it's a good thing from a -- Nelson -- Let's play devil's advocate a little bit does the city -- the city needs to keep with a all the zoning laws though.
Well -- analyze it for sustenance if you do the I don't get a mean churches can do these things can -- feed their homes without permits.
I've I do a program or did -- -- president Washington down.
-- -- -- square we didn't have any permits I would do -- to get a bunch of baloney and cheese sandwiches together and -- data gave mound we know permit.
I mean people will defeat people hope food that is not you know.
Loaded reported or something let them -- these people are hungry I mean they didn't give -- your -- all the other services are wonderful but if they're hungry they need to eat.
Isn't there bigger point here too then that the government's actually telling poor people where they can and cannot eat well they're telling poor people on the telling children that they can I had star.
Because you don't have proper zoning hearing ordinance that I'm sorry you're violating the rules so -- -- hungry.
And it's just really ridiculous and she's -- some kind of dispensation he's -- Nikita the city are exactly where have we come now society that this is the type of regulations and rules to cannot eliminate fit again.
How to opt outs and you can't feed the homeless hungry children it's just really wrong I mean and -- every way.
-- misses and does somebody else who wants to do it.
Right right I mean hey you're gonna have an ally on the out there and you punish you can't do it because you're -- -- -- -- -- -- hold -- the government wants to control every -- -- --