Republican Party/poverty/2015 Food Stamp cuts
So far, it's only rumored that Republicans actually plan to cut Food Stamps when many people are still feeling the effects of the 2008 worldwide recession, and even Republicans admit that unemployment is higher than ever, and growing... we'll see whether they actually try it.
- 2015-02-12 Amid Lopsided Recovery, Republicans Plan Cuts to Food Stamp Program
- 2015-02-11 Republicans Eye Changes to Food-Stamp Program: "A family that depends on their own work is more secure. [...] There's a dignity in taking care of yourself." — Mike Conaway (R., TX) ...but this will probably be used as justification for cutting benefits so people can't take care of themselves and will instead have to rely on charity.