NationStates Jolt Archive

Pay Drug Addicts to receive contraceptive injections?

Brittanic States
29-03-2004, 20:51
There has been a proposal to pay female heroine addicts in the UK a fixed amount every three months to receive a quarterly injection that will prevent them from becoming pregnant.
The logic being that this will save the taxpayer money in the longrun by preventing junkies from having kids that the state will have to support-
I would love to hear some thoughts on this idea(am thinking of basing an issue around it)