Skip Nav
Must Haves
15 Steamy New Reads to Add to Your Kindle
Relationships
30 Gifts Your 30-Something Boyfriend Will Want This Year
Relationships
20 Sexy Gifts For Your Significant Other

Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients?

Do you need food stamps, unemployment benefits, or welfare? Well you better be prepared to submit to random drug testing in at least eight states that are considering a new law. Perhaps looking for a way to cut welfare expenditures, these states are prepared to restrict the safety net to drug-free citizens.

A West Virginian state legislator reckons that "If so many jobs require random drug tests these days, why not these benefits?"

Civil liberties and poverty advocates have an answer for him: requiring drug testing would make the poverty situation worse (even more tent cities?) by discouraging people from seeking assistance. But maybe that's the whole point.

Source

How Back on My Feet Uses Running to Combat Homelessness
Middle Class Incomes Rising Quickly
Birthday Cake QuestBar Protein Bars
Demi Lovato One Voice Somos Live Performance Video
From Our Partners
Latest Love
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds