In this week's Liberty Update we highlight the potentially catastrophic threat of H.R. 3, the healthcare…
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Quote of the Day: WSJ on H.R. 3, Biden & Pelosi's Dangerous Healthcare Bill

In this week's Liberty Update we highlight the potentially catastrophic threat of H.R. 3, the healthcare and drug price control bill that Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi are attempting to rush through Congress.  The Wall Street Journal helpfully offers further insight this morning on how H.R. 3 would threaten lifesaving U.S. pharmaceutical innovation and leadership, including on things like the Covid vaccines:

 

Companies that refuse the government’s price must pay a 95% excise tax on all revenue they generate from that drug in the U.S.  They’d also have to offer the government price to private insurers.  There’s no “negotiation” when a gun is pointed at your head.  A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that drug spending in the U.S…[more]

September 17, 2021 • 12:55 PM

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H.R. 3 Will Kill U.S. Drug Innovation, University of Chicago Finds Print E-mail
By CFIF Staff   
Thursday, September 16 2021
We simply cannot allow the Biden Administration and Pelosi-Schumer Congress to rush through this destructive, hyper-partisan bill.
 
Is President Biden Politicizing COVID? Print E-mail
By CFIF Staff   
Thursday, September 16 2021
It was a clear demonstration that for Biden, who had boasted of his ability to handle the pandemic but then found himself under pressure for his unsure handling of the Delta problem, the politics came before the data.
 
Democrats Are Trashing the American Work Ethic With Their Spending Bill Print E-mail
By CFIF Staff   
Thursday, September 16 2021
Most Americans don't want to swap the American ideal of success through hard work for government paternalism, but that's what the bill does.
 
The Death of Science Print E-mail
By CFIF Staff   
Thursday, September 16 2021
Science is dying; superstition disguised as morality is returning. And we'll all soon become poorer, angrier and more divided.
 
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