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OKC City Council Votes To Ban Panhandling

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Oklahoma City council members have voted to ban panhandling in the medians.

The ban on panhandling passed by a vote of 7-2.

The vote of "yes" will effectively prohibit solicitation from the roadway. This includes firefighters collecting money for the MDA.

The ACLU and several non-profits oppose the ban.

10/5/2015 Related Story: ACLU Of OK: Proposed Panhandling Ordinance Is Unconstitutional

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