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NewRuling for Halbig in Landmark Case is the 
Beginning of the End for Obamacare

Ruling for Halbig in Landmark Case is the 
Beginning of the End for Obamacare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Today’s critical decision in the U.S. District Court of Appeals in favor of the plaintiffs in Halbig vs. Burwell is the beginning of the end for Obamacare, says one health care expert and patient advocate.

NewMistakes at CDC and FDA Reveal Unsafe Storage Practices for Deadly Viruses

Mistakes at CDC and FDA Reveal Unsafe Storage Practices for Deadly Viruses

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Government is Not Only Careless in Handling Dangerous Viruses but is Actually Creating Lethal Superbugs  

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Three recent, startling discoveries of dangerous government laboratory practices show why controversial federal research to lethalize pathogens could put Americans’ health and lives at risk.  

NewWill “Halbig” Be Obamacare’s Undoing?

Will “Halbig” Be Obamacare’s Undoing?

What if Obamacare subsidies disappear? This week a critical decision is expected on Halbig vs. Burwell, formerly titled Halbig vs. Sebelius. The case challenges the IRS for providing millions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to people in 36 states through the federal exchange, Healthcare.gov.  

NewHMO Fox Enters Obamacare Henhouse

HMO Fox Enters Obamacare Henhouse

There are many roads to national health care. Managed care is the one America is on.

Thus, the federal government’s recent hire of Andy Slavitt to run Obamacare is very troubling. Mr. Slavitt is a managed-care executive.

NewGood Intentions Can Be Dangerous

Good Intentions Can Be Dangerous

Outsiders want to tie your doctor’s hands using data. A new report says health care price transparency is urgently needed to reduce health care spending. Their intention seems good, however, the data is primarily for employers, doctors, health plans and policymakers to use to restrict your health care access and choice.

NewCCHF Comments on Biosurveillance

CCHF Comments on Biosurveillance

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom opposes the proposed National Health Security Strategy 2015-2018 (Public Comment Draft, April 10, 2014). We will limit our comments to a few items...

NewSpeak Out Against the Government’s Biosurveillance Plan for Warehousing Americans’ Health Information

Speak Out Against the Government’s Biosurveillance Plan for Warehousing Americans’ Health Information

It seems that every American is trackable in today’s hyper-technical society—via our cell phones and tablets, by purchases we make and through web sites we visit.

But the government is planning a new way to keep tabs on all Americans—through a sneaky biosurveillance plan that will track American’s health records.
 

NewACLU opposes new law allowing state to keep newborn blood samples

ACLU opposes new law allowing state to keep newborn blood samples

A bill signed into law earlier this week by Gov. Mark Dayton allows the health department to collect and store blood samples taken from newborn babies for an indefinite period of time, unless parents opt-out of the program.

NewBiosurveillance One Health

Biosurveillance One Health

I recently stumbled upon two alarming intertwined initiatives. One is “One Health,” described in more detail later. The other is published by the Obama Administration. Called the National Strategy for Biosurviellance, it specifically states,

“A well-integrated, national biosurveillance enterprise is a national security imperative.”

CCHF to Testify at Baby DNA Meeting 

CCHF to Testify at Baby DNA Meeting 

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Twila Brase, patient advocate and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a Minnesota-based national organization with a goal to preserve patient-centered health care and protect patients’ rights, will testify before the Minnesota State House of Representatives Health and Human Services Committee tomorrow regarding parental consent and the storage and use of baby DNA.