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Feeding Ban

(A free food distribution on city land in May 2012.  Credit: John McDevitt)

2012 Year in Review: Food Handouts Create Controversy in Philadelphia

Just two months before the Barnes Foundation moved into its new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the city passed a law banning curbside feedings. The move sparked immediate controversy.

12/29/2012

(File photo: a group of people being given free meals at a parkland location in Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

One Supporter Of Controversial Philadelphia Feeding Ban Speaks Out

The recently instated ban on outdoor feeding in the Fairmount Park system has drawn a lot of heat from some homeless advocates and religious leaders. But some local leaders do support the ban.

06/03/2012