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Bill Gardner: Let Consumers Decide About Obamacare: Noted

BilL Gardner: Let Consumers Decide About Obamacare:

Obstructing consumers’ access to information about the ACA is deeply unprincipled. Florida, Missouri, Ohio, and Georgia should not substitute their paternalist and collectivist decisions for the free choices of consumers. Conservatives lost this battle in Congress, the Supreme Court, and the 2012 Presidential election. But they still have legitimate opportunities to defeat the ACA. There will be another election in 2016. And they could allow consumers to vote for or against the ACA right now, using their dollars in the marketplace.