The Common Good

Results for SNAP cuts

Faith-Based Hunger Games
Originally Posted: 01/22/2014 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

In Mathew 25, not only does Christ proclaim that those who clothe, house, and feed the “least of these” are engaging in acts equivalent to directly aiding the Lord, he also preaches that those who refuse to ai ...

My Journey Through Food Stamps
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 9:28am | Type: Blog

Fear, anxiety, and secrecy marked the roughly year and a half I received federal food stamps. I tried never to let those around me see me using the food stamp card, and certainly wouldn’t have ever told my ext ...

House Passes Billions in Cuts to Food Stamps Program
Originally Posted: 09/20/2013 - 6:32am | Type: Blog

The House of Representatives on Thursday evening narrowly passed a plan that cuts about $40 million from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps program. ...