Health Care

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 3, 2016) –  On Monday, a new law that strengthens Louisiana’s Right to Try Act went into effect. Last year, the Louisiana legislature passed, and the governor signed,“Right to Try” legislation giving terminally ill patients access to medicines not yet given final approval for use by the FDA. Earlier this year,…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Aug. 1, 2016) – Two provisions in a bill recently signed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will help facilitate healthcare freedom and takes another small step toward setting the stage to nullify Obamacare and federal hemp prohibition in practice. Rep. Keith Frederick filed House Bill 1682 (HB1682) last December. The legislation amends…

LINCOLN, Neb. (July 20, 2016) – Today, a new law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in Nebraska goes into effect. Sen. Merv Riepe (R-Omaha) introduced Legislative Bill 817 (LB817) back in January. The new law specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing doctors and…

Oklahomans for Health BannerTulsa R3’s – Ron Paul Revolution Only 3 weeks remaining. Now is the time to act.From Oklahomans for Health: Do you want legal medical marijuana in Oklahoma, and want to gather signatures, but are busy with bills and work? We are now paying $1 per pair of signatures, for all signatures submitted notarized by the deadline on Aug 11th at 5:00pm at the Capitol as long as we make the ballot. It’s looking good, but we still need to push hard this last three weeks and knock it out of the park.

Recently, I reported on the unconstitutional Republican fix for unconstitutional Obamacare. Now it seems Obama himself has an unconstitutional fix for his unconstitutional Obamacare. While the so-called affordable care act has increased the level of insurance coverage in the country, it has utterly failed in one of Obama’s primary promises – that competition introduced through…

I recently wrote about the unconstitutional alternative to Obamacare rolled out by Republicans late last month, pointing out as soon as GOP leadership uttered the word “replace,” it was clear Republicans had no intention on taking a constitutional route. Even worse, the plan presented by Rep. Paul Ryan turned out to be nothing more than…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2016) –  Today, a Tennessee law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the Volunteer State went into effect. Sen. Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) introduced Senate Bill 2443 (SB2443) on Jan. 21. Known as the “Health Care Empowerment Act,” the legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements)…

WASHINGTON (June 27, 2016) – House Republicans unveiled their plan to replace Obamacare last week. Whether it would usher in “better” policies than the Affordable Care Act remains up for debate, but one thing is certain – it’s every bit as unconstitutional as Obamacare. Republicans have tossed around the “repeal and replace” mantra for years.…