As President Obama this week urged Congress to prevent massive federal spending cuts from going into effect March 1, many religious groups emphasized the so-called sequester would disproportionately impact low-income Americans. Although Social Security, Medicare, and some anti-poverty programs are protected, the groups pointed to likely cuts in programs that provide food and other financial assistance. They called those cuts unconscionable and immoral.
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