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213 cited under state urination ban

Legislators this year agreed to extend the law as the city considers similar bills

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 05, 2014

~~<p>As the Honolulu City Council considers new laws against urinating and defecating in public, statistics show that under a state law enacted in 2008, police have issued 213 citations in downtown Hono&shy;lulu.</p>
<p>Laws against people relieving themselves have historically been a highly divisive subject. Proponents call it a public safety issue, while opponents say they unfairly target people who are homeless.</p>
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As the Honolulu City Council considers new laws against urinating and defecating in public, statistics show that under a state law enacted in 2008, police have issued 213 citations in downtown Hono­lulu.

Laws against people relieving themselves have historically been a highly divisive subject. Proponents call it a public safety issue, while opponents say they unfairly target people who are homeless. Login for more...



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