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Image of the Day: Peril of a "Buy American" Medical Mandate

CFIF has joined a broad coalition of fellow conservative and libertarian free-market organizations in opposing any proposed "Buy American" mandates on medicines, because they would place unnecessary sourcing requirements upon medicines and medical imputs purchased with federal dollars.  That is the last thing that Americans need at the moment, not least because it doesn't single out China in the way that some falsely assume, and the just-released coalition letter is worth reading in its entirety here.  In that vein, however, this image helpfully illustrates some of the logic behind the letter:

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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="1604"] The Peril of a "Buy American" Order[/caption]

 

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April 07, 2020 • 10:17 am

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