After a hearing that drew lively protests, Berkeley’s City Council voted 6-3 on Tuesday to put before voters a measure that would restrict sitting and lying on city sidewalks.

The November ballot measure proposed by Mayor Tom Bates is aimed at reducing the presence of homeless people in Berkeley. Below, see photos and posts collected in a Storify by KQED’s Ian Hill.

Berkeley Sit-Lie Hearing Gets Rowdy 11 July,2012Laird Harrison

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