Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients

515 Words3 Pages
“America is facing a national debt of more than $14 trillion” (Vitter). This debt is only made worse by Welfare recipients who abuse the welfare benefits to purchase illegal drugs that hurts the economy and is a danger to society. This is happening all over the world and nothing has done about it. Some say drug testing is a unfair attack on the poor but it could actually benefit them as a push to get help. Drug Testing Welfare recipients will better the economy in several ways. It would be an uprising change for everyone. I believe that there should be drug testing for welfare recipients because working people have to take one to keep a job so welfare recipients should take part in that too, it could help them fix their problem and become a better person, and tax payers shouldn’t be paying for them to be spending money on illegal substances.
Working people have to participate in drug testing so welfare recipients need to take part in that too. If a employee who could be a hard worker is doing drugs they will get fired. Welfare recipients could be spending their benefits on dru...

More about Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients

Open Document