More to go hungry if Stabenow deal not stopped
|Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) is reportedly working out a deal to slash food stamps (SNAP) by another $8 billion.
Contrary to popular myth, charity giving will not fill the void. Less than 5 percent of food assistance in the U.S. comes from charity. Federal nutrition programs provide 23 times more food assistance.
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If the Stabenow deal is not stopped, many men, women, and children will go hungry.
Tell Senator Stabenow to adjust her priorities: