Ohio: Healthcare initiative collecting petition signatures

Tue, Jun 15 2010 — Source: New Carlisle News

The Ohio Project, a statewide ballot initiative petition aimed at stopping forced healthcare, has been put forth by The Ohio Liberty Council, a statewide coalition of 40 grassroots groups. The petition currently being circulated is a proposed state constitutional amendment that will “preserve the freedom of Ohioans to choose their health care and health care coverage.” The amendment, drafted by the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, would protect Ohioans from the fines, taxes, and individual mandates contained in the new federal health care measure passed by Congress. Ohio’s filing by the Ohio Liberty Council is the nation’s first citizen-initiated action.

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