By Meteor Blades from Daily Kos:
As my colleague Laura Clawson noted last week, the Republican shutdown of the federal government is literally taking food out of babies’ mouths. In North Carolina, the state has stopped issuing vouchers for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). This provides money for healthy food as well as infant formula and a support program for breast-feeding.
But, Patrick Center reports, WIC is not the only nutrition program that’s being held hostage to the tea party’s crusade. So is the USDA’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program.
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