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Should debt collectors be denied the ability to garnish Social Security or VA benefits?

Yes. Freezing a bank accounts containing federal benefits can financially cripple an individual or family.
42% (1199 votes)
Yes. Veterans’ benefits should be exempt from debt-collecting attempts because of the nature in which they were earned.
40% (1133 votes)
Yes. Current garnishment rules don’t require sufficient review of bank accounts to see if they receive federal benefits.
7% (194 votes)
No. If federal benefits are the only source of income, the debt collector has no other avenue to pursue.
4% (112 votes)
No. A debt is a debt and must be paid by any financial means necessary.
7% (192 votes)
Total votes: 2830

 

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