Final Debate Paper
Learning Team A
August 19, 2013
University of Phoenix
Final Debate Paper
Assistance from the United States government to American families in need would begin in the years of the great depression. Since 1936, assistance has been provided for families in need of adequate resources to survive. The purpose of providing this assistance is to assure that families have the availability to be together and for a parent to care for the children and have necessary health care. This also assists in the education of a child and allowing for continuance of such needs. These essentials are considered human rights of individuals who are in need of assistance. This will ensure that a person in need will have necessary support while it is needed. As some may believe tax dollars may be wasted, and flaws be strengthened. Mandatory drug testing could be of that to ensure that assistance is provided to those in need, not abusing the system and using illicit drugs. In some states this has been a requirement, and done in cases of suspicion or initial qualification. The pros and cons of drug testing are arguable in any judgment, and continue to be highly contested through legislation.
Drug dependency often depletes a person’s income and ability to provide for themselves and to his or her families. This occurs when they turn toward getting assistance in the form of food stamps, government assisted housing or reduced or free lunches for their children. This is not to say that everyone receiving assistance from the government is victim of drug abuse, but there are some who need help. By solving the symptoms of the problem, does not resolve in fully curing the disease. The best way to help these individuals who suffer from drug addiction is to get them the actual help that they need, from a rehabilitation clinic.
Probably the most frustrating part of this debate comes from the taxpayers of the working class. These individuals...