People are under the impression that the homeless are so because of their own decisions.
Approximately 40% of the homeless population are children. How can America turn its back on children? How can the State of California try to make cutbacks that increase the vulnerability of children and the elderly? I can not answer that question but the practice continues.
Here is an article about a homeless girl who became that way without making any decisions. All children become homeless because of factors over which they have no control.
They suffer though we can bail out banks and have the money go to the executives that created this catastrophy in which we find ourselves. Go figure.