Donating to the Homeless – Is it Helping or Enabling?
Handouts to dependents only do one thing. Make them more dependent. We need hand-ups.
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John Stossel of Fox News is being slammed by liberal sites because of a segment he did on the homeless. He dressed as a homeless man and made the point of how easy it is to get scammed. He said that giving money to the poor in this fashion is enabling them.
I don’t understand why Stossel is getting demonized. He’s not saying we shouldn’t help the needy, he’s saying there is a better way.