Congressman Todd Young, (R-IN) is getting to a dispute over a federal policy that was used to cut off federal food aid to clients at a food pantry because the clients were asked if they wanted to engage in voluntary prayer.
The incident involves the Community Provisions of Jackson County, a food pantry run by Paul Brock. He says he won’t stop asking his clients if they would like to pray with him or his 45 volunteers.
According to Young’s spokesman Trevor Foughty, “It certainly appears there is a misinterpretation of some rules. We want to make sure that no one is being denied the public assistance that they need.”
Brock says he asks his needy clients if they want to pray with him. If they say no, they still receive the assistance they need. He says 98% of those asked, do pray with him.
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