2002 October 27 Sunday
Having Children is a "substantial public safety concern"

This report from the NY Times requires free registration to access. The tests in question are urine tests in order to qualify for public assistance:

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which decided the Michigan case, broke new ground in saying that having children, at least when receiving public assistance, is a "substantial public safety concern." The court added that aid recipients could always decline to take the tests, though they would also have to give up the benefits.

Share |      By Randall Parker at 2002 October 27 01:43 PM 


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