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Eddie Pirkowski on Health Care

 

 


Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility

Question topic: It is the government's responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Pirkowski: Strongly Disagree

Question topic: The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) should be repealed by Congress.

Pirkowski: Strongly Agree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Hawaii Senate race , Jul 2, 2014

Healthcare is a right, but no mandates

Q: What should be the government's role in health care?

A: TRUST STATES' CHOICES; PROTECT MEDICARE AND MEDICAID; PRIVATE POLICY OPTION NATIONWIDE; SUPPORT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT & COMMERCIALIZATION OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, RESEARCH, SECURITY AND SAFETY; CUT MALPRACTICE INSURANCE COSTS AND CAPS FOR MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SUITS; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION.

Q: Do you support or oppose legislation to require that insurance companies cover all clients regardless of medical history?

A: STRONG SUPPORT.

Q: Does the federal government possess the right to mandate that a citizen purchase health insurance?

A: NO, NEVER.

Q: Do state governments possess this right?

A: NO, NEVER.

Q: Is health care a human right that each person is entitled to, or is it a product or service to be purchased?

A: RIGHT.

Q: Do you support or oppose the 2009-2010 health care reform laws known as the Affordable Health Care Act or "Obamacare"?

A: OPPOSE; KEEP NO PRE EXISTING CONDITIONS LAWS AT STATE LEVEL

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues on 2012 Senate race , Jun 12, 2012

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