State Catholic conference joins appeal to protect federal programs
Catholic World News - July 18, 2011
Over two dozen organizations--including Planned Parenthood, the West Virginia Catholic Conference, Catholic Charities of West Virginia, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Department of Social Ministries, and the NAACP--are urging West Virginia’s representative and senators to “protect programs for low-income families and individuals and make sure that deficit reduction is achieved in a way that does not increase poverty.”
“Cuts to programs that help low-income people meet their basic needs or provide them with opportunity to obtain decent education and employment would inevitably increase poverty and hardship,” the groups stated in their letter.
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