(Harrisburg, PA – June 28) – The Pennsylvania Family Institute finds today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the controversial federal healthcare law alarming and deeply wrong. The law is a threat to personal liberty, religious freedom and family choices.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gives Washington wholesale power over one’s individual healthcare decisions, and will lead to future collisions of conscience. Congress must move to repeal the law, which is a 2,700-page federal takeover of our healthcare decisions.
The law mandates employers to only provide “government approved” insurance, meaning fewer choices for hardworking employees and their families.
ObamaCare holds individuals’ health care hostage and offers no real choice. Individuals and business owners are forced to choose to either comply and abandon their religious beliefs, or resist and be fined for their faith.
“Based on initial appearances, tax dollars will still subsidize plans that include elective abortion, even if it violates the rights of conscience and sincerely held religious beliefs of millions of Americans,” said Randall Wenger, chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Family Institute.
The Health and Human Services (HHS) Mandate still requires all plans to include abortion pills, contraception and sterilizations.
Rather than rushing through an unconstitutional overhaul on American families, Congress needs to take a reasonable approach to reforming what’s wrong with healthcare, not a federal takeover.
Pennsylvania Family Institute
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