In Wisconsin, state assembly members are trying to limit the amount of junk food public aid recipients can buy as well as enforcing mandatory drug screenings. In other news, only wealthy and middle class people deserve the high only a snack that’s bad for you can give.
According to recently released figures from the Department of Human Services, only 0.2 percent of Tennessee welfare applicants failed a new drug screening in place for recipients of public assistance.
Tennessee has just implemented a new law this week that refers welfare applicants for drug testing, and withholds benefits from those who fail the test. Because nothing is more noble than a pointless and expensive drug crusade on the nation's poorest, based on a caricature of poverty.
Indiana's Republican Attorney General proposed a law that would require pregnant welfare recipients' benefits to be contingent on passing a series of drug tests; if they can't pass, they can't buy food. Great idea guys — what economically disenfranchised pregnant drug addicts need is some good old fashioned…
Indiana Republican Jud McMillin has withdrawn his bill that proposes to test welfare recipients for the presence of illegal drugs after a Democrat in the state's General Assembly tacked on a provision in the bill that would require that legislators themselves also be tested for drugs. From this, we can safely conclude…
A Florida judge has issued a temporary injunction that will stop enforcement of a measure that requires welfare applicants to be tested for drugs before receiving benefits. Now, if only a judge could declare the myth of the drug-addled welfare queen "dead."