For two years, a couple fed the hungry in an Olympia parking lot in the evenings with no trouble around. Someone who wants to dictate what we all do griped and the City Council just outlawed the feeding on a city-owned parking lot.
The First and Fourteenth amendment rights to peaceable assembly and equality in all matters under law (right to feed the hungry on public property) supersedes the new city ordinance.You cannot be stopped in conducting the peaceable activities of daily living in public places.
How about if someone takes that to U.S. District Court to hand the city council its head and a backbreaker of a tort relief award in re: Title 42 USC Sec 1983-85, Deprivation of rights under color of law?
The undereducateds on the Constitution need that nasty reality check.