Louisiana Governor Jindal: We Won’t Obey Health Care Law

Posted by | June 29, 2012 16:00 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Cheston Catalano

Governor Bobby Jindal vows to not follow the law.

[Jindal] sticking with his refusal to set up a health insurance exchange as required by President Obama’s health care law…

“Elections have consequences,” Jindal said on a conference call with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell set up by the Republican National Committee. “Elections matter. This one matters a lot.”

The law requires states to set up exchanges by January 2014 that will help people buy health insurance from a range of companies. Jindal says he won’t “set up an exchange.” Louisiana, instead, is going to leave that task to the federal government.

Yes, elections have consequences. And the president is still Barack Obama. Supreme Court rulings have consequences, too.

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By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.

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