LB577 PROPONENTS FRAMING ARGUMENT, BREAKING OWN “RULES”
Must make arguments based on facts, not emotions
Proponents tell very detailed, heart-wrenching stories and read individual letters
Senators referencing their relatives and personal vows to rectify wrongs
Christians are hypocrites if they don't support Medicaid expansion
Christians are admonished not to impose Christian values on others regarding abortion,homosexual “rights”, etc., yet ARE told to employ them regarding expanding Medicaid?
Assisting with the implementation of ACA by expanding Medicaid is
consistent with PRO-LIFE philosophy
valuing life through from natural birth tonatural death
Law empowers bureaucrats and political appointees – not doctors - to decide whetherlife-saving treatments are administered
Insurance Exchange commissions (state) must prohibit participating insurers frompaying for medical treatments
LB577 Opponents can't talk about or “re-litigate”the ACA
- Proponents, however, are free to mention for purpose of twisting implications and politicizing- States must actively choose to accept or reject.From
“The States are separate and independent sovereigns. Sometimes they have to act like it.”
LB577 Medicaid Expansion
assists in implementing the ACA and
on all three legs, always susceptible to de-stabilization1.
– upheld by Supreme Court as tax,but...
upon penalties, subsidies, premium supports via
upon Medicaid to provide coverage to certain individuals2.
in part upon
which screen for Medicaid eligibility
Supreme Court ruling left many questions, points in dispute
Maintenance-of-effort provisions in dispute
written with expectation of STATE-based exchanges
Missing provisions for delivering penalties, subsidies
: at least two
State Senators represent Nebraskans,
not paid lobbyists or political parties
be interpreted to constitute acceptance of ACA
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