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Madam Speaker, today I am introducing the End the Mandate Act. This legislation repeals the sections of the recently-passed health reform bill that force all Americans to purchase federally-approved health insurance plans.
Forcing every American to obtain health insurance is a blatant violation of the Constitution. Defenders of this provision claim the Congress’s constitutional authority to regulate “interstate commerce” gives Congress the power to mandate every American obtain a federally-approved health insurance plan. However, as Judge Andrew Napolitano and other distinguished legal scholars and commentators have pointed out, even the broadest definition of “regulating interstate commerce” cannot reasonably encompass forcing Americans to engage in commerce by purchasing health insurance...
Originally posted by ararisq
Without the mandate they lose control of the insurance companies.
Originally posted by Wayne60
One thing those of us who support his efforts can do, and that is to write, call, or visit the local offices of our own Congressional Representatives and voice our support for this measure. For what it's worth, I did just a few minutes ago.
Originally posted by ibiubu
I will be Ron Paul's Bodyguard free of Charge...he's got my vote for the moment.