In the May 7 municipal election, Denver voters will decide Initiative 300–the so-called “Right to Survive” measure–which would repeal the city’s urban camping ban, and a whole lot more. In an opinion piece for Complete Colorado, former Denver Post editorial page editor Vincent Carroll notes that the measure would “enshrine squatters’ rights across the city” as well as “usher in the sort of squalid, quasi-permanent encampments on public property that have become a problem for cities such as Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle.”
All of Complete Colorado’s coverage and commentary on I-300 is available here.
Cody Belzley from the No on 300 campaign sat down with host Jon Caldara on the Independence Institute’s* public affairs tv show Devil’s Advocate (airs Friday nights at 8:30 on Colorado Public Television) to discus I-300 and why it would be bad for business, homeowners, and even the homeless themselves. That video is below.