Hot Topic! Should Welfare Applicants Submit To Drug Testing? [VIDEO]
The govenor of Florida has signed a bill that now requires all applicants for welfare be drug tested.
From Rueters News Service .The measure makes Florida the only state to test all recipients of the federal program known as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, according a Washington-based public policy group that says other states have chosen less obtrusive ways to monitor drug use.
A Michigan Law which was very similar in 2003 was struck down as some people are calling it an invasion of privacy. “While there are certainly legitimate needs for public assistance, it is unfair for Florida taxpayers to subsidize drug addiction,” Scott said in a statement released after he signed the bill.
So weigh in with your thoughts! Do you think that welfare recipients should be drug tested?
Judging by the phone calls we received this morning with The Morning Brew with Faith & Bear we are pretty sure what the answer is.
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