San Francisco, CA--With the world’s attention focused on the Bay Area for this weekend’s Super Bowl, some visitors might find themselves confronting San Francisco’s latest incredulity: City-sponsored public urination.
Local residents have begun complaining to officials about what they’re seeing at the corner of Church and 20th Streets, adjacent to a public park and public transit station. Approximately $15,000 was reportedly spent to construct a small, semi-circular wall, about waist high with a hole in the cement, intended for public urination. The location includes no roof and no door, so those using the facility are clearly visible from the sidewalk, passing trains, the park and nearby multi-story housing.
So far, complaints have gone unheeded, so community leaders are convening a press conference tomorrow to highlight their concerns. Pacific Justice Institute will participate in the press conference, which will take place Friday, February 5, beginning 11 a.m. at the following...(MORE)
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