The Argument Against the Health Care Reform Law

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People getting taxed on their hard earned money may be going to people who need it or to those who do not. The Healthcare reform law is not a reasonable solution for people who cannot afford or do not have private health insurance.
The healthcare reform law has been the center of a heated debate for some time now within the House and the Senate. The Obama administration has been pushing healthcare reform since its beginnings in 2008 and has finally pushed the law through Congress. This was a difficult process simply because some of the members of Congress wanted the Supreme Court to judge if the healthcare law was constitutional. The Supreme Court however did not side with these members of Congress. They ruled that it was constitutional as long as it was applied as a tax. The Republicans have still heavily opposed the law eventually leading to the government shutdown in early and mid October of 2013. The big issue is that Democrats believe that the bill that they pushed through Congress will help people with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes. They also believe in the long run it will benefit the United States as a whole. The Republicans however believe that the bill is destroying jobs, raising taxes, and increasing the cost of healthcare in general ("Repeal and Replace the Job-Destroying Health Care Law - A Pledge to America"). Some

Alexander 2 people also believe it may hurt jobs in the medical field in the future and it may affect doctor's incomes now.
On the other hand, everyone can accept that the healthcare reform law will indeed benefit people with pre-existing illnesses such as diabetes. The law will help them get health insurance that before they would not have even been considered for, ...

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...insurance and people who cannot afford it; have much more evidence.
There are many consequences for this healthcare reform law it may hurt states rights even more in the future, it may affect future jobs in the medical field, and it may be abused by people and not be able to help the people who need it most. The key reasons why the healthcare reform

Alexander 5 law is not a reasonable solution because it limits states rights, leaves doctors with an uncertain future, and it allows people to abuse the system and use up other people's hard earned money.

Works Cited
Moffit, Robert E. "Health Care Reform Law Limits States from Making Health Care Decisions."Health Care Legislation. 14 Oct. 2013: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 4 Oct. 2013
"Repeal and Replace the Job-Destroying Health Care Law - A Pledge to America" GOP. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013.

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