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Unformatted text preview: Welfare Policy Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 1935 Income targeted for families that fell through an income threshold Medicaid, Food Stamps, Earned Income Tax Credit, Supplement Security Income, Minimum Wage Through the 70-90s, government should increase spending on poverty programs, 60 th percentile 1977-2003, real average monthly welfare benefits fell nearly 60% Gun Control- Huge majorities favor it Mandatory background checks, trigger locks, restrictions on magazine size, 21 year minimum age for handgun possession Culture war? Politicians have increasingly polarized ideologically, while public opinion has generally stay the same...
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- Spring '08