Hobby Lobby Victory Impacts Health Care

Hobby Lobby Victory Impacts Health Care

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Supreme Court Decision Restores Freedoms to Some, but More Work to Do

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Hobby Lobby’s U.S. Supreme Court victory this morning is a win for business owners of closely held corporations and shows the limitations of the controversial Obamacare individual mandate.

House to Vote Tuesday on Newborn Blood Screening without Parental Consent

House to Vote Tuesday on Newborn Blood Screening without Parental Consent

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014 (H.R.1281), which would extend for five years the funding program that allows states to collect and store newborn DNA without parental consent.

One Million Low-Income Americans Hit with Obamacare Penalty

One Million Low-Income Americans Hit with Obamacare Penalty

Many low-income families are foregoing Obamacare coverage, perhaps because of the cost. Now, one million of them will be hit with a penalty for non-coverage, according to a recent report by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

More States Relying on Federal Exchange: Truth is “State” Exchanges Always a Ruse

More States Relying on Federal Exchange: Truth is “State” Exchanges Always a Ruse

Drafters of the Affordable Care Act had lofty goals and big plans for a now-flailing government health care system. Less than a year after the open enrollment date of October 1, those plans are crashing down and the deep cracks in the foundation are starting to show.

No June Obamacare Report – What’s the Administration Hiding?

No June Obamacare Report – What’s the Administration Hiding?

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Since the end of Open Enrollment, the Obama Administration has been boasting 8 million enrollees in the government-run health care plan. Ironically, not long after claiming this feat, the Administration quietly announced it would no longer release monthly enrollment reports and provided no information on when future reports might be available.

Florida Becomes First State to Ban Scanning Kids for Biometric Data

Florida Becomes First State to Ban Scanning Kids for Biometric Data

ST. PAUL, Minn.—As schoolchildren in Florida prepare for the exciting end of the year, their parents can celebrate a victory and breathe a sigh of relief, too.

Insurance Company ‘Hush Money’ Hides Real Obamacare Costs

Insurance Company ‘Hush Money’ Hides Real Obamacare Costs

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Just months before health plans are required to announce their premiums for 2015, the Obama Administration is offering them billions in taxpayer dollars to keep up the illusion that the Affordable Care Act is affordable.

Speak 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.
 

Government Biosurveillance Plan Proposes Warehousing Americans’ Health Information

Government Biosurveillance Plan Proposes Warehousing Americans’ Health Information

We’ve all heard talk of NSA surveillance, but there’s another surveillance that aims to track American’s health records. Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is alerting Americans about the Obama Administration’s frightening biosurveillance (BSV) initiative, which would gather and analyze detailed health information that should be private and protected.

Governor Mark Dayton Signs Bill Repealing Parental Consent, Genetic Privacy Rights for Newborn Babies

Governor Mark Dayton Signs Bill Repealing Parental Consent, Genetic Privacy Rights for Newborn Babies
Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) released the following statement after Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill yesterday allowing the state to collect and store DNA without parental consent.