Jessica Jones http://wboi.org en More Cities Sweeping Homeless Into Less Prominent Areas http://wboi.org/post/more-cities-sweeping-homeless-less-prominent-areas In North Carolina, a fight is brewing over the homeless in the capital city of Raleigh. Elected leaders have asked charitable and religious groups to stop their long-standing tradition of feeding the homeless in a downtown park on weekends.<p>But advocates for the poor say the city is trying to push the homeless out of a neighborhood that business leaders want to spruce up.<p><strong>'I Will Arrest You'</strong><p>Almost every day, the Rev. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 07:26:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 19910 at http://wboi.org For One Military Family, DOMA Decision Will Hit Close To Home http://wboi.org/post/one-military-family-doma-decision-will-hit-close-home Same-sex couples in the military will be watching closely now that the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. Anxiously awaiting a decision are Army lieutenant colonel Heather Mack and her wife, Ashley Broadway, who've been together for 15 years and have two children. They say repealing DOMA would help many enlisted same-sex military couples, who don't receive funds to move non-military spouses from one base to the next. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 20:58:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 12644 at http://wboi.org