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To: GeronL
government sets plenty of criteria for recieving benefts, this is no different

Actually it is. Suspicionless searches are violations of the 4th Amendment, except under certain circumstances allowed by Supreme Court (sobriety checkpoints, no knock searches, drug testing for workers in vital security and safety industries, and testing students engaging in extra curricular activities).

So unless the Supreme Court is willing to grant additional exceptions to the 4th Amendment, this is a slam dunk as other states have learned the hard/expensive way.

From the article:

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 1997 decision threw out a Georgia law requiring candidates for state office to certify they had passed a drug test. Since then, a federal court in Michigan threw out that state's attempt to require all welfare recipients to be tested.

What is disturbing to me is how many people are willing to ignore the Constitution when it suits a cause they support. This is how we are going to lose all our Constitutional rights (Divide and conquer).
41 posted on 10/24/2011 3:29:29 PM PDT by microgood
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To: microgood

So you even favor drug use for children? How about kiddie porn, fine with you?

freak, get out there and join the OWS


43 posted on 10/24/2011 3:36:11 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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