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A growing percentage of women
on skid row are older, survey finds

Los Angeles Times, by Gale Holland

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Posted By:Ribicon, 8/5/2014 12:12:18 PM

A growing percentage of women living on Los Angeles´ skid row are older, and more likely to be in poor health or disabled than their younger counterparts, according to a survey released Monday. The percentage of women on skid row ages 51 to 61 jumped from 23% in 2001 to 40% in 2013, the survey of 324 women found. Women 62 and older increased from 4% to 11% in the same period. The median age is now 50, up from 44. (Snip) Skid row´s total population is about 10,000, including more than 1,700 living in the streets. Officials estimate a

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The Democrats´ relentless war on women—and in particular, older black women—continues unabated. Article says 57% of the Skid Row homeless women are black, versus 10% in the general population. (Yet they´d elect Our King to a third term if they could; there´s just something about him they can´t resist.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYBruin, 8/5/2014 1:08:30 PM     (No. 9954146)

What percentage are mentally ill and won´t take their meds??

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Reply 2 - Posted by: columba, 8/5/2014 1:43:39 PM     (No. 9954182)

Down and out women are one more gift of feminism. No man to marry and respect. No family based on love. Nothing but loneliness.
One can judge a tree by its fruit, and the feminist revolt has produced a revolting and rotting fruit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/5/2014 2:27:34 PM     (No. 9954239)

Most of those believed the Libs lies...with the obvious result.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 8/5/2014 4:11:36 PM     (No. 9954329)

A lot of this also has to do with Obama´s rotten economy and Democrat policies in California where REAL unemployment is 22%; housing is priced out of reach of the average worker because foreigners are allowed to buy up all the property with cash (including foreign government cash); Disability benefits not being available to people who really need it but if you know how to scam the system, you can get it; and a whole slew of other stupid red taped, crony-backed, leftist ideals that are making life impossible for normal people.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/6/2014 1:21:18 AM     (No. 9954723)

If only they could ´hop on the bus´ going to Central America and come back across the border for a free ride.

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