California Lawmakers Get Death Threats After Shelving Universal Healthcare Bill

California Democrats were trying to get enough support to pass a universal healthcare bill, that would have set up a government operated one-payer health care program for everyone in the state. The problem was that the program would cost more than twice what the entire state budget is, making the whole program completely idiotic to pursue. However, when lawmakers decided to shelve the bill, they began getting death threats and more.

California Democratic lawmakers are facing a brutal backlash from union activists and others on the left after shelving a universal health care bill – a debate that has grown so intense that lawmakers say they’ve faced death threats and other violent rhetoric.

Assembly Democrats publicly decried the “bullying tactics” in a written statement over the weekend, maintaining that lawmakers are committed to improving health care but need to have an “open discourse.”

“In recent days, we have become alarmed and disheartened by bullying tactics, threats of violence, and death threats by a few who disagree with the decision of Speaker Anthony Rendon to postpone the advancement of SB 562,” they said, referring to the scrapped single-payer health care bill. “While it is appropriate for persons of varying views to express concern, disapproval or disfavor about the delay, it is never acceptable to engage in those tactics.” …

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Universal healthcare is the ultimate in socialism where everyone has to rely on the government for basics in life such as healthcare. The only way to make such a pipedream system is to completely take over the entire medical industry and force all doctors and hospitals to work for the government at whatever wages the government pays them. Guess what that would do to America’s healthcare industry?

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