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Texas Lawmakers Want Drug Testing of Welfare and Unemployment Recipients [POLL]

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Some lawmakers in Texas, including the Governor, are making a move to start testing people that receive welfare or unemployment benefits.

Texas governor Rick Perry wants drug tests conducted on people that accept social benefits, such as welfare, WIC, and unemployment benefits.

Many believe this measure to be a way to ensure that those receiving support are drug-free, and on a path to get back on their feet to support themselves.

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