JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri House on Tuesday gave first-round approval to a bill that would require drug tests of recipients of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The legality of the measure was heavily questioned by House Democrats, who argue the measure violates the 4th Amendment.
UPDATE: House Democrats question bill on welfare recipient drug tests
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