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Quote of the Day: David Beckmann

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"[W]hen we speak with one voice, Congress listens. I am humbled by the faithfulness of our members and activists in speaking out with and for hungry people."

—Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, in a statement on the House version of the farm bill, which included steep cuts to SNAP (formerly food stamps) and food aid. The bill failed to pass yesterday. 

Photo: Attendees of Bread for the World's 2013 National Gathering, which was held June 8-11, 2013, in Washington, D.C., clap their hands (Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World).

 

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