Bravo for them ! Too bad though , so many people's heads are going to explode we''ll have to send a hospital ship straight to Wisconsin .
It would be a good move, I hope it happens. Some people need motivation to improve their lives and families. Drug abuse is never the answer.
I hope my State will follow suit.
Mine too, But I fully expect the liberal snot nosed judges to shoot it all down quickly .
Doubt it will happen. This isn't the first time Wisconsin has tried this, and there are apparently some pretty big legal obstacles to overcome. The feds seem to dislike any testing for welfare recipients and will almost certainly challenge any kind of testing, whether for drugs or something else.
I believe drug testing for welfare recipients has been found by other states to not be cost effective. The testing costs more than the savings from catching drug users. So, fiscal conservatives should be against this, unless there is compelling evidence that a particular state has a far greater problem than others who have attempted this.
From August 2012 to July 2013, Utah spent over $30,000 on drug testing welfare applicants. State officials stated in September 2013 that the program had saved more than $350,000.
Some studies show that drug usage is very low in States that do drug test, far below the National average. It saves lives and that is priceless!
President Trump declared the drug crisis a State of Emergency, that should make a bigly difference. Time will tell.
The drug crisis has risen over the past 8-9 years to epidemic proportions. Gotta' wonder what the so called war on drugs was actually. A big waste of money?
The simple fact that we have social welfare programs , paid for by all for the benefit of some SHOULD maintain that we protect those resources to the highest degree , to gain every dollar value possible to actually feed the hungry , clothe the naked and house the homeless.
If a welfare dollar is wasted who does it hurt the most ? Not the one's giving !
by Peeples 6 years ago
Why is it considered unconstitutional to drug test welfare recipients?With all the talk in the media they make it sound like it is a "Right" to do drugs. What part of doing drugs is in the constitution?
by JoLynn Potocki 5 years ago
Do you feel welfare recipients should be drug tested? If so, why?Clearly from the image below, I'm personally against drug testing for welfare. In fact, I can't think of one good reason to support it. I'm not looking to debate anyone, I'm interested in hearing other opinions on this, especially if...
by Emily Zeinert 4 years ago
Do you believe in drug testing welfare recipients?
by IDONO 6 years ago
Who is more likely to vote? Unemployment or welfare recipients?Even though the number of people is far larger of welfare recipients, ( in some form ) I,m guessing more unemployment people will vote. I'm talking numbers, not %. I believe economic issues are very important to unemployment people...
by Kevin W 5 years ago
Do you agree with the States that have passed the law for welfare recipients get tested for drugs?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
system as it is currently? There are people using EBT cards, living and eating better than honest, working people who are constantly struggling, putting food on the table and roofs over their heads. Number one, there should be a more stringent reinforcement of workfare programs for able...
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