Republicans Now Want You To Have A Photo ID When Using Food Stamps

Republicans in Congress are proposing a new law that would require photo ID in order for recipients of food stamps to use their EBT cards. At first, this looks like another attempt by conservatives to harass the poor and marginalize them like recent voter ID laws have tried to do. Unlike voting, making the argument for […]

Senator Vitter’s Proposed Legislation Is The Far Right’s Latest Attack On The Poor

US Senator David Vitter (R-LA) obviously didn’t get the memo from Bobby Jindal about “stop being the stupid party.” Nola.com is reporting that he has introduced the “Food Stamp Fraud Prevention and Accountability Act,” which would require all “food stamp” SNAP users with an EBT card to show a photo ID when making purchases. His […]