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By Priya Sinha
Edmonds resident 

Is the City criminalizing poverty, mental illness in Edmonds? | Guest View


Last updated 5/5/2022 at 9:41am

I am writing about proposed Public Ordinance 5.70, Unlawful Occupation of Public Property. The sole purpose of the ordinance is to criminalize poverty and mental illness in Edmonds. I oppose this ordinance.

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Deborah Arthur writes:

Then get Western State fixed right now. Then we will have mental health facilities. Vet them like we do our police for instance. Sorry you had to move a lot and sorry for all who have had issues, so have I. Beat so bad when I was a kid. But no one knew. BUT I still don't believe we don't need to have Mental institutions. 48 rated in the country. Shameful that is. I suggest this is a get on it now for our Governor.


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