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Columbus Leaders Address Problematic Loitering Law

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The City of Columbus' loitering law is problematic in that it would likely be found unconstitutional in a court of law, so it is not enforced. The city will address the issue tonight at a public hearing.
14, 2011

Some Columbus business owners and residents are calling on the city to do more to prevent loitering. They say people hanging out on street corners are up to no good, and hurt neighborhood image. Columbus has an anti-loitering law, but it’s not enforced.