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Welfare Recipients

Is Welfare Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

Suneal Bedi | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Suneal Bedi

We can think of the welfare standards in terms of criminal law. Democrats presume that recipients are "innocent until proven guilty." Republicans are more skeptical of recipients, and presume that each is "guilty."

State Rep Who Backed Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients Arrested For DUI

Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Kip Smith, a Republican state congressman from Georgia and sponsor of a bill that would have submitted all welfare recipients to random drug testing, ...

States Considering Drug Tests For Welfare Recipients

AP | TOM BREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Want government assistance? Just say no to drugs. Lawmakers in at least eight states want recipients of food stamps, unempl...