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Victory for Privacy as Deadline for Florida to Appeal Welfare Urinalysis Case to Supreme Court Expires


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Victory for Privacy as Deadline for Florida to Appeal Welfare Urinalysis Case to Supreme Court Expires

ACLU

WASHINGTON - A years-long battle over the right of poor Floridians to be free from invasive government searches ended in victory today as Florida officials decided not to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a federal court ruling striking down a law mandating that applicants for the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program submit to suspicionless drug tests.

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