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New 5-Year Farm Bill Would Cut Subsidies While Slashing Food Stamps Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Farm Subsidies, SNAP, Americans, families, hunger, poverty, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 910 days ago - rawstory.com
The mammoth measure, which took some two years to hash out and endured a collapse of negotiations in 2013, could now be voted on as early as Wednesday in the House of Representatives, the chamber's Republican leaders said.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Budget Conference Committee to Protect Kids and Families in the Budget
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget cuts, sequestration, children, families, politics, congress, usa, news )

Cal
- 991 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Protect children and families in the budget, end the harmful automatic spending cuts of the sequester, and get America back on track to create ladders of opportunities for all!
Panera Bread CEO on Living on $4.50 a Day: 'Food Dominates My Life' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hardball, Chris Matthews, Ron Shaich, Americans, SNAP, congress, ethics, hunger, families, children, economy, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 1040 days ago - rawstory.com
Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich shared his experience living on the equivalent of the federal "food stamps" program with MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Thursday, following House Republicans' move to slash it.
House Votes To Cut Food Stamps By $40 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, SNAP, congress, ethics, hunger, families, children, economy, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 1041 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved sweeping reforms to the nation's food stamp program that would cut some $40 billion in nutrition aid over 10 years and deny benefits to millions starting in 2014.
Under Republican Plan, 3.8 Million Would Lose Food Stamps in 2014 - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP/TP, SNAP, Americans, economy, poverty, hunger, families, children, ethics, congress, corruption, government, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1042 days ago - dailykos.com
According to the CBO, 1.7 million people would be forced off the rolls in the coming year if the state waivers are repealed as proposed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Another 2.1 million would be dropped in 2014 as a result of the tighter...
TAKE ACTION: TELL CONGRESS: REJECT THE WORKING FAMILIES FLEXIBILITY ACT
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, politics, WOMEN, families )

Beverly
- 1176 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Can you sign the petition demanding that Congress to reject Cantor's more-work-for-less-pay bill and pass real benefits for women and families?
Veteran's Administration: It's Criminal to Make Vets Wait Years for Benefits -PLEASE SIGN!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, americans, government, troops, vets, benefits, fought4ourCounrty, died4us, families )

Julie
- 1209 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The number of U.S. veterans still unable to claim their hard-earned benefits after a year of filing has raised from 11,000 in 2009 to 245,000 in 2012 -- a 2000% increase in three years. Almost a million veterans are on hold for their benefits
Honor InterNational Women Day By Speaking Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Petition, Sequester, budget cuts, economic security of women, families, national economy, hardship )

Dandelion
- 1236 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Congress has chosen to do nothing to stop across-the-board spending cuts that threaten the health and economic security of women, our families, and our national economy. Please sign Petition.
Soldiers Angels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Soldiers Angels, non profit, volunteer, aid, soldiers, army, marines, navy, coast guard, air force, veterans, families )

Dandelion
- 1260 days ago - soldiersangels.org
Soldiers' Angels is a volunteer-led nonprofit with hundreds of thousands of volunteers providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, veterans and their families.
Tell the House of Representatives to Support Title X ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Title X.House of Representatives, human rights, birth control, women, families, population, ethics, republicans )

Nancy
- 1493 days ago - capwiz.com
Last year the House voted to eliminate funding for Title X, defunded Planned Parenthood, and cut funding for teen pregnancy prevention initiatives. We can't let that happen again this year.
1 in 4 American Children Go Hungry, But Still Spends Billions On War !   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HUNGER, CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AMERICA, congress, republicans, democrats, corruption )

Barbara
- 1573 days ago - youtube.com
No! It should not! And those who would harm a child, under ANY CONDITION AMERICA, is the lowest of the low!
National Partnership for Women and Families ACTIONS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: families, women's health, healthcare, US )

Nancy
- 1711 days ago - nationalpartnership.org
Please go to Take Action link .An example of the crucial actions available:..." And the ugly truth is that what anti-choice extremists are really trying to do is deny the women who work at religious institutions access to birth control they want and..."
Vote NO on the Plan to Kill Medicare PLEASE TAKE ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicare, americans, healthcare, families, elderly )

Nancy
- 1880 days ago - act.truemajorityaction.org
Medicare is an essential American service. Yet the GOP budget includes a plan to kill Medicare as we know it. We cannot balance the budget on the backs of seniors and working families. Please vote NO on any proposal that would gut Medicare, and focus...
£100bn Cost of Broken Homes: Tory Minister Declares Children Whose Parents Split Are NINE Times More Likely to Commit Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: broken homes, Tory minister, children, crime, families )

Anna
- 2091 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Children from broken homes are nine times more likely to commit a crime than those brought up in stable families, a senior Cabinet minister warned last night.Iain Duncan Smith said the collapse of marriage had brought soaring crime rates,
Sign Petition: Include The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Your Passport
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, government, UnitedNations, americans, passports, universal, declaration, human, rights, protection, men, women, children, families, torture, slavery, stoning, waterboarding, flogging, beating, FGM, honour, killings )

Tom
- 2544 days ago - humanrightsactioncenter.org
Less than 5% of the world knows of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights existence. Because passports are the official representation of government, if the declaration is in all passports, it becomes an official documentation of the world.
 

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