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    Default Welfare Drug Testing Bill Withdrawn After Amended To Include Testing Lawmakers

    I can see the validity in wanting to test welfare recipients but many drug users have children that need to be fed and housed. And wanting to test the unemployed? Give me a break!!! And if we do test these people, why not test Lawmakers too. Some of them must be on drugs the way they think and treat situations!!!

    In the past year Republican lawmakers have pursued welfare drug testing in more than 30 states and in Congress, and some bills have even targeted people who claim unemployment insurance and food stamps, despite scanty evidence the poor and jobless are disproportionately on drugs. Democrats in several states have countered with bills to require drug testing elected officials. Indiana state Rep. Ryan Dvorak (D-South Bend) introduced just such an amendment on Friday.
    Welfare Drug Testing Bill Withdrawn After Amended To Include Testing Lawmakers

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    You want tax payer money, then take a drug test

    I had zero problem with these bills.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ABFwife View Post
    I can see the validity in wanting to test welfare recipients but many drug users have children that need to be fed and housed. And wanting to test the unemployed? Give me a break!!! And if we do test these people, why not test Lawmakers too. Some of them must be on drugs the way they think and treat situations!!!



    Welfare Drug Testing Bill Withdrawn After Amended To Include Testing Lawmakers
    Then the drug users need to get clean , or give up their kids.

    What's wrong with testing the unemployed? The unemployed will more then likely be drug tested when getting a job.

 

 

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