Ultimately, one can't say better than this

"The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor from sleeping under bridges, begging in the streets and stealing bread."

Stealing bread at least arguably protects the poor right now however invisibly . . . widespread theft would destroy the system that creates bread for them to steal (and the rest of us to eat).

But the minds of our nation's poor children are already starving.