Farm Bill Passes House with Cuts in Funding for Food Stamps

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After months of lobbying on the farm bill, many in the religious community were disappointed by the compromise worked out by House and Senate negotiators. Groups including Bread for the World and the U.S. Catholic bishops expressed concern about a measure that would cut $8.6 billion, about 1 percent, in funding for supplemental food assistance over the next ten years. The groups said this would further burden poor and hungry people.

  • Nita

    On a one to one basis——-instead every case should be judged. I have known of too many people who have had food stamps who did not deserve them. Also, if people worked with more contraception they would knot keep having more babies that they cannot afford. It is all a business with some people. And, then there are those who really need help. Find out which is which.