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Georgia bills requiring drug testing for welfare recipients causing controversy, challenges

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Controversial legislation moving through the capitol would require welfare recipients to submit to drug tests. The bills' supporters say the goal is to make sure people don't spend state money on illegal drugs and also to provide options to rehabilitate addicts.

But the head of the Georgia State chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says this bill is flat-out unconstitutional.
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OpedNews volunteer from 2005 to 2013.

Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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