Jun 28, 2012

Rabbinical Assembly Statement upon the Supreme Court's upholding the Affordable Health Care Act



The Supreme Court today decided to uphold the Affordable Care Act. We released the following statement in response:


President Obama entered office on a message of hope for all Americans, modeled most clearly in the vision of affordable health care. Americans without access to affordable health care cannot sustain hope for themselves nor for their families. The President's vision is consistent with Jewish tradition, which is unambiguous about the requirement of a just and decent society to provide a basic level of health care. We are gratified to see that American society, whose values we also cherish, also lives up to this standard... (Read more)


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