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Since its inception, the National Right to Life Committee has been equally concerned with protecting older people and people with disabilities from euthanasia as with protecting the unborn from abortion. We have recognized that involuntary denial of lifesaving medical treatment is a form of involuntary euthanasia, and therefore have opposed government rationing of health care.

RATIONING IN THE OBAMA HEALTH CARE LAW:

What it Will Mean for YOU and YOUR Family

 

Factsheet: The Routes to Rationing [PDF]
Documentation of how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (commonly now called “Obamacare” by both supporters and opponents) authorizes limits on the health care doctors and other can provide and on what private citizens may choose to pay, out of their own (nongovernmental) funds, for health care and health insurance.

 

Brochure: "Life at Risk: What the Obama Health Care Plan Means for You and Your Loved Ones" [PDF]
Documentation for this brochure is found in the first part of the "Routes to Rationing" Factsheet

 

Additional Resources

 

Factsheet: Why Americans CAN Afford Health Care [PDF]

 

Financing an affordable safety net without rationing or deficits [PDF]

 

How Price Controls Cause Rationing [PDF]

 

Denial of Life-Saving Medical Treatment Under the Obama Health Care Law [PDF] - June 2012
Powerpoint presentation from the June 2012 NRLC Convention

 

The Case Against Rationing

 

Archive of materials from the debate over Health Care Restructuring 2009-2010