Monday, July 9, 2012

Legislative Update

In addition to health care related items, Congress has a full week ahead.

DC Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 the House Judiciary Committee will hold a mark-up of several bills including H.R. 3803, the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation would prohibit any abortion from being conducted in the District of Columbia on unborn children 20 weeks post-fertilization age or later.

Affordable Care Act Update

  1. SUPREME COURT TERM ENDS, 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW STANDS
  2. HOUSE TO VOTE ON TOTAL REPEAL OF THE 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW
  3. HOUSE TO VOTE ON FUNDING IMPLEMENTATION OF 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW
  4. HOUSE HEARING TUESDAY ON TAX RAMIFICATIONS OF NFIB V. SEBELIUS
  5. 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW THREATENS PRACTICE OF MEDICINE
  6. 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW HINDERS MISSIONS
  7. 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW IGNORES RELIGIOUS LIBERTY
  8. NFIB V. SEBELIUS WAS FRAUDULENT BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT
  9. TAX INCREASES INCLUDED IN THE 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW
  10. STATES REJECTING THE 2010 HEALTH CARE LAW

Findings in Repeal of Obamacare Act address abortion funding and conscience protections

House Republicans late Thursday released their proposal to repeal the 2010 healthcare law, arguing that it has increased healthcare costs, puts Americans at risk of losing coverage and is dragging down the economy.

The Repeal of Obamacare Act is a response to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the law, and argues that despite that ruling, solving the nation's healthcare problems must begin with repeal of the law.

"The path to patient-centered care and lower costs for all Americans must begin with a full repeal of the law," the Repeal of Obamacare Act reads. (The Hill)

Findings number (7) and (8) address the issue of abortion funding and conscience protections:

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