Statements about Health Care

Florida’s proposed amendment for medical marijuana would allow "people who alleged minor ailments such as muscle spasms, neck pain, back pain and even menstrual cramps (to qualify) for government-sanctioned pot-smoking."

In Florida, "300,000 people are going to lose their individual coverage because of Obamacare. Now those people next year, they don’t have health insurance."

"Many state and federal agencies have such ‘navigators’ involved in helping folks maneuver through the often complex processes associated with filing benefits claims, for example -- even buying health insurance."

"The American people support defunding Obamacare and oppose shutting down the government."

"Congressman Patrick Murphy voted to keep the scandal-ridden IRS in charge of enforcing Obamacare."  

Marijuana is "less toxic" than alcohol.

Under Obamacare, people who "have a doctor they’ve been seeing for the last 15 or 20 years, they won’t be able to keep going to that doctor."

Patrick Murphy voted for Obamacare in 2010, "yet he reversed himself and voted to delay" the employer mandate and the individual mandate.

Obamacare "will provide insurance to all non-U.S. residents, even if they are here illegally."

Says Gov. Rick Scott returned "$1 million in federal funding that would have helped the state cover the cost of overseeing insurance rates under the new health care law."

"Expanding Medicaid would require borrowing more money, drastically expanding our deficit."

Eighty-five percent of Floridians who will benefit from expanding Medicaid are "single, childless adults."  

Florida is "second in the nation in the uninsured."

"The group that supported the president’s health care bill the most? Latinos."

People committed involuntarily for 72 hours under the Baker Act will get their guns back "automatically and immediately upon discharge....and their commitment is never entered into a background check database."

Says a federal plan to expand Medicaid would cost Florida taxpayers $26 billion over 10 years.

"National studies are already showing the negative effects that the health care law is having on businesses and our economy. Businesses across the country are raising their prices … (or) cutting jobs as a result of the added cost."

Says Bill Nelson "cast the deciding vote for Obamacare cutting Medicare spending by $700 billion and letting an unelected board decide what gets covered here." 

The Romney-Ryan plan for Medicare "does not affect" benefits for anyone 55 or older.

"Under the president's plan, he cuts Medicare by $716 billion, takes that money out of the Medicare trust fund and uses it to pay for Obamacare."

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