Greater National Threats Than Terrorism: Homelessness And Poverty


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Homelessness and poverty are ever-increasing on a regular basis. Crissy Canganelli, guest contributor for press-citizen.com and executive director of Shelter House, claims that terrorism is not the greatest threat to the nation's security, but homelessness and poverty.

Canganelli writes that she is concerned for the country's future as children will grow up with "compromised health, fractured education, hunger and food insecurity and homelessness."

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