...The Catholic leaders problems with the Ryan’s budget is the same problem
most reasonable Americans have with it. It includes a proposal to take
280,000 children off school breakfast and lunch programs and $33 billion
in cuts to SNAP – the Food Stamp program. It also includes a provision
that makes it more difficult for illegal immigrants to claim child tax
credits- a credit the bishops called “one of the most effective
antipoverty programs in our nation.”In a letter to the Agriculture
Committee, the bishops urged lawmakers to reject “unacceptable cuts to
hunger and nutrition” programs for “moral and human reasons.” They said
spending cuts should instead be made to subsidy programs that
“disproportionately go to large growers and agribusiness.”...
Republicans who claim to be Christians ignore the teachings of Christ in the New Testament.