Wednesday, November 02, 2005

CA especially bad for homeless people

What will it take for California to start implementing Laura’s Law?

Homeless man suspected in fatal torching
"He has been diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic,'' he said. "He refused to take his medication. He went off the wall. That was two years ago.'' He said his son had been arrested for bizarre behavior before but had never been charged with a crime. "I have no idea where he goes, what he's up to,'' the elder Kinney said. He said he had tried to have his son institutionalized but had failed to persuade a court to have him committed. – San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 2

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