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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

How has ethical decision making influenced the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program? What are some of the potential ethical situations that may arise out of SNAP? How might you address these issues?

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The term ethical decision making refers to the process of making a decision, usually related to public policy or affecting society at large, while taking into account factors such as honesty, justice, fairness, equality, rights, and utilitarianism. It is increasingly expected of our public politicians, as well as business organizations, to use ethical decision making in their job

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly the Food Stamp Program, is designed to help those with low to no income in the United States access food and particularly nutritious food, funded by the federal government. Users of the program are given a debit card with a set amount of money on it each month that can be used only to buy food and other household necessities (eg. feminine hygiene products). In 2012, this ...

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The supplemental nutrition assistance program is examined. The potential ethical situations that may arise out of SNAP are determined.