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House Republicans vote to slash food stamps with disgraceful “let them starve” legislation

Once again, we have occa­sion to say: So much for com­pas­sion­ate con­ser­vatism. By a vote of two hun­dred and sev­en­teen to two hun­dred and ten, the Repub­­li­­can-con­trolled U.S. House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives has vot­ed to make sig­nif­i­cant and destruc­tive cuts to SNAP, the Sup­ple­men­tal Nutri­tion Assis­tance Pro­gram, col­lo­qui­al­ly known as food stamps. Their leg­is­la­tion reduces funding […]