Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Of Course There is No Problem With Republicans Shutting Down the Federal Government - At Least Not for Them

Nice going Conservatives - Your War on Women and Children is Working

From the Raleigh News and Observer, without comment.  Well at least Republicans didn't say something like "We don't care, look at this photo, these are not our voters or people we care about."  No they didn't say that, they thought it though.

Nutrition program for moms and babies in NC runs out of federal funding

Shutdown Feeding Children

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 — The federal government shutdown will soon affect the ability of thousands of North Carolina’s low-income mothers and their infants to get food and nutrition.
The state announced Tuesday that it had discontinued issuing food and nutrition benefits to women, infants and young children in the state because the shutdown in Washington had dried up federal funding. Because 80 percent of those eligible have already received their benefits for October, the shutdown will not immediately affect most recipients. In North Carolina, 264,000 women, infants and young children are enrolled in the program.
“Some of our most vulnerable citizens, pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and young children, will be affected by the interruption of WIC services due to the federal shutdown,” said Aldona Wos, secretary of the state Department of Health and Human Services.

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