Charity worker, 90, arrested AGAIN for feeding hot food to the homeless – 24 hours after his first ‘offense’ [Video]

Courage knows no age… it is color and gender blind… and it comes from all walks of life and all faiths. 90 year-old Arnold Abbott is a hero and a patriot doing God’s work. God forbid that private charity would feed the homeless — if the government isn’t in charge of feeding them, then it is a crime. So sayeth, Jack Seiler, Mayor of Ft. Lauderdale and all-around Progressive dirt bag. Guess what? He’s a Democrat – what a shocker. He has supported and defended laws that criminalize feeding the homeless people in public, in hopes of eliminating the poorer population from his city. He was reelected as Mayor and thug-in-chief. Christian charity is now outlawed in Ft. Lauderdale it would seem and there’s nothing that screams fascist like slapping the cuffs on a 90-year old to make a point.

From the Daily Mail:

A 90-year-old man who was arrested for feeding the homeless in his Florida city was back at it on Wednesday, despite being apprehended by police on Tuesday.

Arnold Abbott has helped to prepare hundreds of meals a week for countless hungry homeless persons in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1990, but a new ordinance now makes this illegal in the city.

As a result, Abbott and and two ministers from the Sanctuary Church were arrested while dishing out hot food on Tuesday night.

That, however, is not stopping them, and they were back at it again on Wednesday night as if nothing had happened.

And after they finished serving food, police again arrested Abbott.

It seems that despite Abbott’s amazing charitable ways, the mayor of the city, Jack Seiler, has nothing but disgust for the selfless old man.

Seiler told Local 10, ‘Mr. Abbott has decided that he doesn’t think these individuals should have to have any interaction with government, that they should be fed in the parks. We disagree.’

Abbott, however, has brought up the point that many of these people would be forced to dumpster dive, or just starve, without these meals.

‘What the city is doing by cutting out feeding is very simple — they are forcing homeless people to go dumpster-diving all over again,’ Abbott said.

‘They will steal. That’s what the mayor is forcing the homeless to do.’

People all over the world are supporting Abbott, who faces a $500 fine per incident and up to four months in jail. That won’t stop him because he believes in what he is doing and in his words there is not a rug big enough to sweep all the homeless and hungry under. This is where Progressivism leads you… you criminalize feeding people unless the government controls the food. In other words, they’ll starve these poor people out of the city or into the morgue. Under Obama’s longest Depression, just how many Americans do you think are one paycheck or event away from being homeless and/or hungry? Charity begins in our homes, cities and neighborhoods — not with a fascist government.

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

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