Florida counties are seeing a surge of food insecurity. In Miami-Dade County, it has increased from 11.8% to 15.9%. In Bradford County, it has jumped to 19.1%, and in Marion County, it's at 17.9%.
More than 29 million Americans reported not having enough food to eat in late July, and millions more now count themselves on the verge of falling into hunger.
Before the pandemic, the Trump administration tried to cut food stamp benefits from 700,000 Americans.
"Every time I go out, I put myself at risk — and other people."
In her ruling, the judge cited concerns about the spread of the coronavirus and how it will impact vulnerable Americans, including the 700,000 who rely on SNAP for food.
Because of physical and mental health issues, Damon Smith depends on SNAP to survive. His benefits are now at risk because of a new Trump administration rule.