AMAC to Congress: Defund Obamacare

The association initiates massive Congressional mailing, backed up by tens of thousands of member petitions
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July 27, 2012 - PRLog -- BOHEMIA, NY – The Association of Mature American Citizens, backed up by tens of thousands of individually signed petitions from its members, is calling on Congress to defund Obamacare.

“We applaud the recent House vote to repeal ObamaCare!  But, as you know, action in the Senate is doubtful.  Short of a full repeal, we ask the Congress to defund or systematically eliminate the most dangerous parts of the law, like the Independent Payment Advisory Board, and to pass real health care reform that actually reduces costs and strengthens the doctor-patient relationship,” wrote Dan Weber, AMAC’s president in a letter sent to representatives in each Congressional District in the U.S.

The letters were accompanied by actual petitions signed by constituents living in each district.  They are “hard proof that seniors, prospective retirees and hard-working taxpayers in every district in the country are very concerned about ObamaCare and its impact on our freedoms and way of life,” Weber said.

“As the Supreme Court has ruled, ObamaCare is a massive tax increase on the taxpayer. It will slash Medicare and reduce Medicare payments to doctors and was passed with dubious promises to the American people.”

AMAC has been in the forefront of the fight to achieve realistic, equitable and effective health care reform for all citizens.  Recently the association put together a series of online workshops where doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, health insurance providers, drug company executives, experts from patient advocacy organizations, study groups and think tanks could exchange views on “alternative avenues of reform based, not on politics, but on their own knowledge and understanding of the issue.”

Weber said that preliminary reports from the workshop sessions will be available in the next couple of weeks.

When he announced the workshops last month the AMAC chief noted that: “so-called Washington DC professionals have tackled the issue of health care reform and have failed miserably.  It’s time for real health care pros to put in their two cents worth.”

NOTE TO EDITORS: Dan Weber is available for telephone interviews on this issue.  Please contact John Grimaldi at 917-846-8485 or to set up a chat.

The Association of Mature American Citizens [] is a vibrant, vital and conservative alternative to those traditional organizations, such as AARP, that dominate the choices for mature Americans who want a say in the future of the nation.  Where those other organizations may boast of their power to set the agendas for their memberships, AMAC takes its marching orders from its members.  We act and speak on their behalf, protecting their interests, and offering a conservative insight on how to best solve the problems they face today.
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