17 Nov '11, 4am

Mississippi Believes Children Should Starve If Their Mother Did Drugs | Care2 Causes

Mississippi Believes Children Should Starve If Their Mother Did Drugs | Care2 Causes

One mother is serving three years in jail in Mississippi. Her crime? She lied on her application to get food assistance for her family. Via Think Progress , Anita McLemore is being put behind bars in federal prison for not admitting that she had previous felony drug convictions when she filed to try and get foodstamps for herself and her two children. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, McLemore’s prior convictions made her ineligible for apply for assistance in the state — although not in all states — so when she left off her crimes order to receive a little over $4000 worth of food stamps, she was caught and punished. In fact, the judge went out of his way to provide her with the harshest sentence possible , despite the fact that she paid back the money she took. “[U.S. District Judge Henry] Wingate bypassed sentencing McLemore under federal guidelines that ...

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