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Rhode Island Legislators Approve "Homeless Bill of Rights"

June 14, 2012
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Rhode Island lawmakers have approved a measure that would create the nation’s first "Homeless Bill of Rights." The legislation would formally ban discrimination against homeless people and support their right to equal access to jobs, housing and government services. Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is expected to sign the measure into law as early as next week.


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