San Francisco's new DA won't prosecute public urination

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Published: Nov. 12, 2019 at 3:04 PM EST
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San Francisco's newly elected district attorney promised not to prosecute crimes like public urination, according to a

"We will not prosecute cases involving quality-of-life crimes," said Chesa Boudin. "Crimes such as public camping, offering or soliciting sex, public urination, blocking a sidewalk, etc., should not and will not be prosecuted. Many of these crimes are still being prosecuted; we have a long way to go to decriminalize poverty and homelessness.”

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