April 18, 2012

Bishops Still Want You on Food Stamps

Jonathan Easley, The Hill

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is criticizing the House-passed Republican budget authored by Rep. Paul Ryan for cutting food stamps and other assistance programs for the poor.

In a letter sent to the House Agriculture Committee on Monday, the bishops say the budget fails to meet certain “moral criteria” by disproportionately cutting programs that “serve poor and vulnerable people.”

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TAGGED: Budget, Paul Ryan, USCCB


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