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Right at one city now kicking Salvation Army bell ringers are out of downtown.
Saying the volunteers violated panhandling ban police security has live -- -- -- Colorado is -- what.
Does the Salvation Army say about us.
-- -- well the Salvation Army disagrees but they say they're not going to fight Colorado Springs on this one this City Council here.
Last night approved the measure that adds a layer to their established anti panhandling law which makes it illegal to solicit within a twelve square block area in downtown.
That means -- Salvation Army is losing a kettle location in the center of the city.
It's the sound of the season it represents the moving to.
You know the giving time of the year when -- and again Salvation Army is seen as the is that Christmas organization that we were obviously we do things.
Your round but when the Salvation Army gets out that's what we're representing is the fact.
The ability to help people that are in need.
-- also says that this isn't going to make or break -- it's a loss of less than a thousand dollars in donations but it is the loss of the volunteers that is the city getting any heat from this release him.
They're getting some criticism and the Salvation Army is obviously getting some support but we talk to the city attorney on this and he says.
It under the law -- if they're going to ban any form of solicitation in half to ban them all.
They can't just use one form which would be panhandling to protect the businesses here.
Probably secure and yeah thank you.
Bells -- -- it.
Still thanks mark.
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