Lift the lifetime drug ban on public assistance

The drug war has made it possible to block people from accessing nutritional and other forms of public assistance based on a positive drug test or felony drug conviction.

These cruel policies make it harder for families to meet basic needs and do nothing to help people struggling to put food on the table. Yet for decades there’s been a lifetime federal ban on these crucial benefits for people with felony drug convictions.

A new bill in the U.S. House would repeal this unfair law: urge your Representative to support the MEAL Act and lift the lifetime felony drug ban on welfare and food stamps.

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