Food Stamp Advocates Outraged Over Farm Bill05:49

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The U.S. Capitol building. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
The U.S. Capitol building. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Republicans have passed a farm bill through the House of Representatives that strips any provisions for food stamps or food banks, in an effort to win conservative votes.

This is the first time the food stamp program has not been included on the farm bill since 1973.

What does this mean for low-income people who depend on food stamps and food banks?


This segment aired on July 12, 2013.

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