Data has repeatedly shown not only that these claims are false, but that conservative lawmakers have poured millions of dollars into fighting a battle with an all but non-existent enemy. “The conservative establishment has gone to great lengths to make it difficult for low-income Americans to register and cast votes,” says NYCCAH Executive Director Joel Berg in a recent Huffington Post editorial. “That is why the miniscule number of people who illegally vote is dwarfed by the tens of millions of eligible people prevented or discouraged from voting.”
It’s a scenario nearly identical to the food stamp (recently renamed SNAP) benefits application process here in
Ignore for a moment the fact that rich Americans who accept government funds are not made to submit to finger imaging. Or that over one in five
For families deterred from receiving even the minimum food stamp benefit, it’s clear where the real hoax lies.