You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.
What one person receives without working, another person must work without receiving.
The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.
When half of the people getting the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and then the other half realising that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, then things go down hill very quickly.
... in other words everyone should be trying to be a giver and not a taker. Some people need to take, and others always prepared to give, but those who could give and yet chose not to, well ....