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Require drug testing to receive welfare benefits

The purpose of welfare benefits is to help people who are down on their luck and in the process of searching for a new line of work. Providing money to individuals who are addicted to drugs is not a worthy cause. Welfare is supposed to be temporary and should only help those who are going to be able to one day secure another job/career in my opinion. States such as Texas are proposing legislation to have more strict over sight to make sure the money does not fall into the wrong hands.

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    Nov 19 2012: This is not unreasonable. I have to take a drug test in order to support the welfare they are receiving. Also I think this should be time limited so as to not inspire generational welfare families as we have now.

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