Should applicants for government benefits be drug tested?

Dec 26, 2011 Full story: WSMV-TV 4 News

Four states already require drug testing to receive government benefits, and dozens of other states, including Tennessee, are considering similar laws.

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yes they should

Duffield, VA

#1 Jan 3, 2012
I agree that if people get government benefits they should be drug tested. If they start that people will find out that 90% of the people that get foodstamps and housing will Fail the test. Why should people that work have to keep up drug addicts. These people abuse the system. I believe that if you are going to get them you need to be tested with them watching them of course. I have heard of people using their childrens urine to pass probation urine screenings.

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