(Reported By Michael Snyder) If you want to be a Good Samaritan to the homeless in your community, you might want to check and see if it is legal first. All over the country, cities are passing laws that make it illegal to feed and shelter the homeless. For example, in this article, you will read about a church in Maryland that was just fined $12,000 for simply allowing homeless people to sleep outside the church at night. This backlash against homeless people comes at a time when homelessness in America is absolutely exploding.

In a previous article, I shared with my readers the fact that the number of homeless people in New York City has just set a new all-time high, and the homelessness crisis in California has become so severe that the LA City Council has formally asked Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency. Sadly, instead of opening up our hearts to the rapidly growing number of Americans without a home, way too many communities are trying to use the law to force them to go somewhere else. READ MORE