‘Why am I still being punished?’: how a 1996 law makes it harder for former drug felons to get food in the US

Some states have still been using versions of the welfare reform clause that imposes lifetime bans on assistance for the formerly incarcerated

, ‘Why am I still being punished?’: how a 1996 law makes it harder for former drug felons to get food in the US, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

When Eugene Glover was released from prison in the summer of 2017 he believed he was starting a new chapter in his life, and leaving an old one behind him. After serving more than 14 years behind bars for a drug felony conviction, Glover moved into a halfway house and applied for food assistance.

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