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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wants Drug Tests for Welfare, Unemployment Recipients

By Paul Gaita

Scott Walker would like to emulate the failure of his fellow conservative governors. MORE  

Revised Mississippi Welfare Law Could Punish Children of Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

The proposed law would cut off welfare benefits for children if their parents test dirty. MORE  

Missouri Considers Lifting Lifetime Food Stamp Ban For Former Drug Felons

By McCarton Ackerman

Thanks to the lobbying efforts of former felon Christine McDonald, a bipartisan effort is underway to lifting the draconian ban. MORE  

Republican Lawmaker Launches "No Welfare For Weed" Bill

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite the lack of evidence that EBT money is being used to buy pot, Congressman Paul Gosar is going ahead with his bill anyway. MORE  

New Poll Shows Americans Want Congress to be Drug Tested

By Shawn Dwyer

But lawmakers blanch at the idea of random drug testing for themselves even though they want welfare and unemployment recipients to pee in a cup. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 21, 2013

By Mei Schultz

House passes bill to drug test food stamp recipients, new breathalyzer watch tells you when you're drunk, and John McAfee releases bizarre drug-themed video about anti-virus software. MORE  

Missouri Mulls Food Stamp Ban for Drug Felons

By McCarton Ackerman

Murderers currently receive state assistance, but drug offenders are urged to look elsewhere. MORE  

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