San Francisco Legislator's Bill Would End Loitering for Prostitution Arrests in CaliforniaPolice in California would no longer be able to arrest anyone for loitering with the intent to engage in prostitution under a bill advanced by state lawmakers on Friday amid debate over whether the move would help or harm sex trafficking victims.
Civil Rights Attorneys Challenge Loitering Laws In Public HousingCivil rights attorneys are challenging the so-called loitering laws aimed at public housing. As BR's Christin Ayers talked to residents of Oakland's Lockwood Gardens who said the situation is so bad, they are afraid to gather in their own yards.
New Lawsuit Aims To Repeal Loitering Law, Reduce Police HarassmentThere is a new lawsuit to repeal a loitering law in Oakland, claiming that Oakland Housing Authority police are using the law to harass people.
Oakland Mayor On Teen ‘Loitering Law’ Proposal: ‘Don’t Call It A Curfew’Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said she’s working with the city’s police chief on crafting what she’s calling a “loitering law” that would target getting teenagers off the streets.