New Alabama Bill To Limit Welfare Purchases

Jul 30, 2012 Full story: WTVY Dothan

An Alabama state senator is pushing a bill that would prohibit Alabamians from using welfare benefits to buy booze, cigarettes, lap dances or advice on the psychic hotline.

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Sheik Yerbouti

Pennington, NJ

#1 Aug 1, 2012
What?? No likka, no 40's or tattoos?? Dat beez rayciss!!
Bev

Scottsboro, AL

#2 Aug 12, 2012
Ithink this is wonderful new.Thatis the way it should have been for a long tim...
Eva

Huntsville, AL

#3 Aug 13, 2012
They should make it just like WIC. You can only purchase certain foods at certain times. This would cut back on obesity and selling food or letting other people use their card. I see it all the time. People let others use their card and they get cash. Or they have a cart full of junk food and weigh 350lbs. They also need to make it to where if you are able bodied to work, you have to. It should not enable people to live a lifestyle on welfare. Getting rid of the Democrats who have the mindset that you take away from the ones who work and give to the ones that don't work will also be a huge help.

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