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    Posted March 21, 2010 by
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    Passions over health care reform

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    Healthcare reform and the U.S. Constitution

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     alisonv worked in finance at a hospital for 15 years. She says the bill isn't perfect, but she still hopes it will pass. 'It's not everything I wanted, but it will save lives,' she says in this video.
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    We may be making history today.  I hope so.  I have heard many objections to this bill - both from the left and from the right. For those on the left, it doesn't go far enough. For those on the right, it goes too far.

     

    I believe that this bill is in line with what our founding fathers talked about when they wrote the preamble to the constitution.  It isn't enough to talk only about freedom. The constitution states that the government should also provide justice. I think that is what this bill does. Or at least it is a step in the right direction.

     

    These are my thoughts as I await the vote on this bill today.

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