Drug testing for poor opposed

Drug testing for poor opposed

There are 23 comments on the MySanAntonio.com story from Nov 25, 2012, titled Drug testing for poor opposed. In it, MySanAntonio.com reports that:

As top state leaders push to drug test people seeking jobless benefits and financial assistance for needy families, critics suggest that the initiative would single out the powerless and hurt children when aid is lost.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at MySanAntonio.com.

First Prev
of 2
Next Last
These are People

Fort Worth, TX

#22 Jan 12, 2013
Well, we take away planned parent hood in Texas, we decide it is our choice to make whether a young girl can have an abortion even in the very early stages, and then we say after they have that child that we will not pay for it. Yes, makes perfect sense doesn't it.
um

San Antonio, TX

#23 Jan 12, 2013
These are People wrote:
Well, we take away planned parent hood in Texas, we decide it is our choice to make whether a young girl can have an abortion even in the very early stages, and then we say after they have that child that we will not pay for it. Yes, makes perfect sense doesn't it.
Exactly I just posted this on another topic yesterday

Attacking planned parenthood is just plain stupid, there are SO MANY other services they offer such as preventative screenings BIRTH CONTROL etc what are women supposed to do for those things?

This is the same idiot who is refusing Medicaid expansion. WTF does he expect to happen to the kids/mothers/families that he is forcing to have kids, when the parents are most likely choosing abortion because they can't afford a child and don't want their child to suffer or go with out?

I don't know if I could ever have an abortion I do believe that no matter how early/what stage a pregnancy is in that that is a human LIFE and up until a few years ago I was firmly against abortion, that is until I had a child of my own. That made me change my mind. It made me realize that maybe sometimes girls choose abortion because they know they can't take care of and provide for a child they way a child needs. It breaks my heart to see kids suffer because their parents are worthless and don't even take care of their kids I've seen kids run around filthy in dirty diapers cuz their parents just don't give a damn. Why have a child when you aren't gonna take care of them??? All this is going to do is cause children to suffer and be abused, neglected maybe even HATED by its parents because they didn't want the kid in the first place but had no choice. And c'mon I know I'm going to see "well they should have thought about that before they got pregnant, or they shouldn't have sex then," but just because they shouldn't doesn't mean they won't!
parkerbastrop

United States

#24 Jan 13, 2013
It seems that most are concerned with people on welfare using drugs and not much else. I understand that's clearly the topic of conversation. I think what we really need to focus on is fraud if intentions are saving tax payers money and putting welfare in the homes that actually need it. As a an advisor whom actually see's this daily, we need to be more concerned with fraud and changing the qualifications and policies to all programs not just Tanf cash assistance. Texas allows people to commit fraud. Did you know that a dis-qaulified adult is a person with a drug felony an undocumented person and a few other things. You count the income and resources for all disqualified people EXCEPT those that are undocumented, you only count a portion of a undocumented persons income and resources for the household. This is why you see people driving nice cars and buying thier food with the ebt card.PLEASE educate your self @ Texas health and Human Services website.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker
First Prev
of 2
Next Last

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Texas Government Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Dems slam latest DPS border claims Apr 23 DC Dave 37
News The fight over illegal immigrants goes to the S... Apr 19 spud 13
News Texas governor appointments still mainly going ... Apr 17 St Ignatius Matam... 1
News Texas Attorney General, Already Facing Criminal... Apr 12 St Ignatius Matam... 1
News Time Added by Supreme Court to April 18 Oral Ar... Apr 9 wild child 2
News Colo. House passes bill dropping use of 'illega... Apr 8 Le Jimbo 6
News Supreme Court bolsters political influence of U... Apr 4 RustyS 1
More from around the web