Legislation We Support!
The "Sunlight Resolution"
H.Res. 580 --112th Congress.
Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2013
American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2013
Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2013
H.R. 24 - "Audit The Fed!"
The Battle Over Obamacare
As the realities of Obamacare become harder to deny, it is equally clear that the fight is not over.
Patient OPTION Act of 2013
Defund Obamacare Act of 2013
Obamacare is Unconstitutional
What You Can Do About Obamacare
The Parental Consent Act of 2011
We The People Act
"Social Security for Americans Only!"
Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act
S.1292 Defund Obamacare Act of 2013
On July 2, the Obama Administration announced it will delay the employer mandate – a key provision of Obamacare -- and not require large employers to provide health insurance for their workers until 2015, prompting renewed accusations that Obamacare is “unworkable.”
On July 11, 2013, Senator Ted Cruz(R-TX) introduced a bill to prohibit the funding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) saying, “Delaying only one aspect of this mess leaves Americans holding the tab.”
Co-sponsors of the bill at time of introduction included Sens. Lamar Alexander, (R-TN), John Barrasso (R-WY), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Richard Burr (R-NC), John Cornyn (R-TX), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Dean Heller (R-NV), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Mike Lee (R-UT), Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Rand Paul (R-KY), Jim Risch (R-ID), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Pat Toomey (R-PA), David Vitter (R-LA), and Roger Wicker (R-MS).
Sen. Cruz issued the following statement:
“Consistent with my long-standing position that no continuing resolution or other appropriations measure should fund Obamacare, I am introducing a bill to permanently defund the law.
The Administration's recent announcement to delay the onerous and unpopular employer mandate until after the 2014 election, coupled with its announcement to delay income and health status eligibility requirements in favor of an honor system for the most expensive entitlement for our generation, confirms what has been obvious from the start—this law is a colossal mistake.
Yesterday, all 46 Senate Republicans called on President Obama to permanently delay the law. This legislation would guarantee that result by ensuring not one more taxpayer dime is wasted in its establishment.
The Administration's selective enforcement of Obamacare's implementation is no indication that the law is going away. To the contrary, it demonstrates the President's unyielding determination to force the unworkable law on the American people.
Delaying only one aspect of this tangled mess leaves Americans holding the tab for an irreparably broken law they do not support. Moreover, it leaves in motion many of the most egregious parts of the law, ensuring they will take root in just a few short months. This is untenable.
I agree with the lead Senate author of Obamacare, Democrat Senator Max Baucus, that Obamacare has become a ‘huge train wreck.’
President Obama wants to delay the employer mandate – giving large businesses a temporary reprieve from part of Obamacare's job-killing impact – but he is unwilling to give hardworking American families the same consideration. But everyone, not just large corporations, deserves to be spared being forced to participate in the Obamacare ‘train wreck.’
Moreover, in light of the admitted misconduct of the IRS – targeting those whose political views differed from the President's – we cannot trust the IRS to implement Obamacare. The American people cannot trust the IRS to create and enforce the largest federal database in history, containing the intimate details of our personal healthcare matters.
And we cannot just wait for this law to implode under its own weight. The clock is ticking, and the time to act is now – Obamacare full implementation is set for January 1, 2014, but the enrollment for new entitlements starts on October 1, 2013.
We must remain vigilant in making the argument that Obamacare harms economic growth, disrupts the doctor-patient relationship and tramples on our liberties. But it doesn't end there. We must guarantee that American taxpayers do not spend one more dime to implement Obamacare.”
The purpose of S. 1292 is to fully de-fund Obamacare.
TAKE ACTION NOW!
Call the Capitol Hill Switchboard (202) 225-3121 and ask for your both of your Senators. Call each office and if your Senator is not listed above, urge them to become a co-sponsor of S 1292 -- the Defund Obamacare Act of 2013. Call your Senators today!