November 4, 2014
Fort Lauderdale Florida USA: Police Threaten to Arrest 90 Year Old Man for Feeding the Poor
By Paul Joseph Watson, Prison Planet.com
A World War 2 veteran is vowing to engage in civil disobedience by defying a new law that bans feeding homeless people in Fort Lauderdale despite police threatening to arrest 90-year-old Arnold Abbott.
Abbott was apprehended by cops while dishing out food to homeless people in Stranahan Park this past weekend before being slapped with a summons. Along with two Reverends and another volunteer, Abbott faces 60 days in jail for defying a newly passed city ordinance which criminalizes the sharing of food.
One of the officers who apprehended Abbott barked at the 90-year-old, “drop that plate, right now,” as if the veteran was holding a gun. [Full Story Here]