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Re: “UC Berkeley Researchers: Oakland's Homeless Camp Policies Are Contradictory, Harmful

Many of the homeless are mentally disabled. In the late 1960s, then Governor Reagan effectively closed down the state facilities that housed the mentally incapable. He "saved the state money" by putting these people on the street. We are now seeing the real cost of not having a place to medicate and house the mentally disabled.

Posted by Steve Smith on 12/31/2015 at 1:00 PM

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