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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Abortion Threatens Health-Insurance Overhaul

“A key Democratic senator said Tuesday that he won’t vote for an overhaul of the health care system if the bill does not clearly restrict federal funding for ending pregnancies. The comments from Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska were a sign that the abortion dispute that nearly derailed the House health care bill will play a critical role in the Senate.” (Fox News, Tuesday)

How can one insure against a volitional act?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Myth of Health Insurance” by Thomas Szasz

  • Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families and thousands of articles.