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Untouchables

Drug addiction does not discriminate

on the basis of color, race, creed.

It is afflicting major and minor cities:

San Francisco, Toledo, Miami, Seattle.

Death through overdose and disease.

People dying on the streets

tax an already crowded penitentiary 

a health care system that has reached critical mass.

 

 

 

"In 2018, San Francisco's homeless camps drew scrutiny from a UN special rapporteur, Leilani Farha, who visited different camps and spoke to residents. Farha compared the conditions she witnessed to those of Mumbai,[52] stating: "...I'm sorry, California is a rich state, by any measures, the United States is a rich country, and to see these deplorable conditions that the government is allowing, by international human rights standards, it's unacceptable."