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American Family Association’s Bryan J. Fischer and The Heritage Foundation: Let Them Eat Air

The link that AFA’s resident fascist loon Fischer uses above is to a  propaganda report done by the Heritage Foundation that cherry picks and spins data from 2001 and 2005 before the “recession” as per their usual fraudulent ways.

REAL FACTS:

14.6% of U.S. households struggle to put enough food on the table. More than 49 million Americans—including 16.7 million children—live in these households.
Source: Household Food Security in the United States, 2008

Nearly one in four children is at risk of hunger. Among African-Americans and Latinos, one in three children is at risk of hunger.
Source: Household Food Security in the United States, 2008

SNAP participation has increased 44.3 percent above pre-recession levels, an increase of 12.1 million people.
Source: Monthly Program Data comparing January 2010 and November 2007. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.

*The American Family Association’s net assets are $36,737,464.  The “christian” group  run no charties to help or feed the poor and hungry

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