An Obamacare Plan B
4:15 PM, Jun 21, 2012 • By NOEMIE EMERY
As a result, on May 21, 43 Catholic groups filed 12 lawsuits in federal court protesting the mandate as a violation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, as well as the free exercise of religion clause in the First Amendment. Left to itself, the free market would dispose by itself of these problems; when A does not wish to supply a service or good which B wants to purchase C steps in to provide it; leaving B with his product, C with his profit, and A with clean hands. This is the way a sane system disposes of conflicts, avoids coercion and lawsuits, and allows true diversity to flourish. This is a way that Obamacare’s mandates foreclose, and thereby bring, along with stagnation, endless and fierce civil strife.
If fewer doctors, more costs, fewer new cures, and less care are the stuff of your fancies; if high unemployment is also your passion, and if a good culture war gets your blood racing; vote for our president, and you will see much more of them. If you don’t, now, it seems you have only one option: you can vote to replace him with me.
Noemie Emery is a contributing editor to THE WEEKLY STANDARD and a columnist for the Washington Examiner.
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