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Homeless advocates fight for the right to rest in Denver

Homelessness in Denver has grown 600 percent in the last 20 years, while the amount of emergency shelter beds has been stagnant. In October 2015, Denver Homeless...

Lawmakers tank Homeless Bill of Rights; activists rail

"Shame!" "Shame!" cried a man in the back of the Capitol's largest, packed committee room. The vote was not yet tallied, but it was...

Lawmakers consider giving the homeless the right to rest

In Wheat Ridge, police arrested people sitting on a bench for loitering near a school; the bench was not near a school. In Boulder, a man...