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California Gov. Jerry Brown’s vetoed a bill that would have allowed San Francisco to open the nation’s first sanctioned safe injection site. Read more about it in the San Francisco Chronicle.
The U.S. Constitution’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment bars cities from prosecuting the homeless for sleeping outside on public property when they cannot obtain shelter, a federal appeals court ruled in early September. Read more here.
New Census Bureau data on the number of uninsured Americans is either a testament to the resiliency of the Affordable Care Act or a sign that President Trump's anti-ACA rhetoric and policies are starting to work. Read more here.