Should food stamp recipients be allowed to purchase sugary drinks and soda pop with their stamps? NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg think a ban would be wise. And so do the city and state health commissioners.
Others think a ban would single out the less fortunate, making them feel put upon and well … different. Consider these comments by an actual food stamp recipient:
I’m offended because, you know, it just seems like they want to pick on the people that don’t have anything, people who are relying on food stamps to make changes in their lives.