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United States to Fall Off ‘Hunger Cliff’ Friday, Hitting Women and Families Hardest

An across-the-board reduction in food stamp benefits takes effect on Friday, and more cuts are on the horizon.

An across-the-board reduction in food stamp benefits takes effect Friday, and more cuts are on the horizon.

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Attack on Food Stamps Is Bad for the Poor and the Economy

The Tea Party holds an ideology blind to the role food stamps play in the economy.

While Thursday’s Republican-led bill to slash food stamps is highly unlikely to pass the Senate, it shows the influence of the Tea Party as the ideological foundation for House Republican leadership—an ideology blind to the role food stamps play in the economy.

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With Farm Bill Close to Expiring, Rhetoric Against Food Stamps Continues

The Tea Party holds an ideology blind to the role food stamps play in the economy.

While conservatives lead in this rhetoric, the willingness to cut food stamps is found among moderate Democrats as well—revealing that this longstanding program for the poor may be very vulnerable.

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How Can a ‘Pro-Life’ Legislator Fight to Gut SNAP?

The attack against SNAP failed, but it is perhaps the latest example of why a legislator’s claim to be "pro-life" simply cannot hold water when he also views critical programs that aid children as expendable.

The House sponsor of the recently failed Farm Bill has a deep commitment to fetuses. His commitment to children? Not so much.

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