Adverts banned for being offensive to homeless people

Adverts banned for being offensive to homeless people

Are these posters offensive to homeless people?
Nottingham City Council has been accused of reinforcing negative stereotypes about homeless people – and the council’s signs have been banned.
Dad escorted off plane by police after birthday drinks get a bit out of hand Seven people complained about the posters when they were placed around the city centre in May and June.
One showed a person smoking with the caption ‘begging: watch your money go up in smoke’, and another read: ‘Watch your money go to a fraud. Beggars aren’t what they seem.’
Two more said begging ‘funds the misuse of alcohol’... read more

27 September 2016 in Hot News, Views: 42
Source: Metro

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