||March 15, 2001
Dear liberty activist,
High-paid lobbyists and special-interest groups are working
to make us live by their rules; their definition of privacy.
Washington do words lose their meaning and, often times,
start to mean
the exact opposite. The so-called "medical
privacy rule" recently
adopted by the federal government gives us less privacy -
This new, 367-page-tiny-print regulation actually gives us
and control of our own medical records while giving federal,
local governmental agencies - including law enforcement and
organizations, along with insurance companies, HMOs, drug
marketing companies and others - greater access and more
control of our
personal medical records.
It's now time for average citizens to have their say.
H. J. Res. 38 -
"The Medical Privacy Protection Resolution" was
submitted this morning
by Congressman Ron Paul, a practicing physician for over 30
Dr. Paul's resolution, if passed and signed into law, would
Department of Health and Human Services so-called
rule." The resolution will be considered under
the Congressional Review
Act of 1996 that allows Congress to repeal a federal
on an expedited basis.
Please urge your U.S. representative to cosponsor H. J. Res.
Remember, the regulation is scheduled to go into effect next
April 14th. Click the following link to send your message:
You may add your own comments to the suggested message.
Please act today as you did twice last year when you helped
"unique health identifier" mandated by H.I.P.A.A.
Now we need stop
this 367-page invasion of our personal medical records.
H. J. Res. 38
will do it, but only with quick action by you and your
Take action now. Go to
If you want more details about this issue, read "The
Privacy Rule: Myths and Facts" by Institute for
Please forward this message to a few friends.
The Liberty Committee