Kaye Beach

Health care opt out approved by Oklahoma Senate

In HJR 1054 Healthcare Freedom of Choice Act, Oklahoma Legislation, Senator Randy Brogdon, Tenth Amendment on March 23, 2010 at 10:27 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Senate has approved a measure that would allow Oklahoma voters to opt out of key provisions of the federal health care bill signed into law by President Obama.

The joint resolution approved Tuesday by a 36-11 vote would send to a vote of the people in November a state question to prohibit any requirement that a person, employer or hospital participate in a health care system.

Read more from this Tulsa World article at http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=17&articleid=20100323_17_0_OKLAHO669944&rss_lnk=1

  1. I just hope the Health-care opt out that will be put to the people of Oklahoma in November is succinctly worded so that people understand when they vote no, they are voting no and if they vote yes, they are voting for the passage. Sometimes these things that are put on our ballot take an hour and an attorney standing next to us to comprehend.

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