If You're Homeless And In Need, Stealing Food Is OK In Italy
The court ruled that due to "the condition of the defendant" and the small amount of food he took, a man wouldn't be punished for his actions.By Newsy Staff | May 4, 2016
If your family were starving, would you steal a loaf of bread?
It's an age-old ethics question that has no right answer. But a recent ruling made by Italy's highest appeals court could change that for the homeless.
The ruling was on behalf of a homeless Ukrainian man accused of stealing small amounts of sausage and cheese in 2011.