Your Friday front-page story on food stamps says, “At the grocery store, Carina Lopez prays that the total on the register doesn’t eclipse her monthly food allotment of $340.”
It goes on to say Ms. Lopez has a family of four and is due in two weeks to deliver her third child.
Is she a legal citizen of this country? Who is paying for the birth of the child? And the big picture: Why does this happen?
The bottom line is that 46,000 people should lose this benefit if we can’t get the answer to Ms. Lopez’s situation.