Debate the impacts of health policy making.
“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” Winston Churchill
In this assignment, you will lend your voice to a significant debate in the United States regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred to by many detractors as “Obamacare”.
Visit the Debate Club and review the topic, Should Congress Repeal the Affordable Care Act?.
Review the arguments of the five debate participants.
Do some fact checking of each participant’s arguments. Begin with FactCheck.org; you may also need to consult other reputable sources to verify facts.
Write a 600-word response in which you:
Summarize the opinions of the five debate participants; include a description of any factual discrepancies that you noted.
Write your opinion of whether or not Congress should repeal the ACA. Support your opinion with reasonable arguments; be careful to avoid emotionally charged rhetoric, and check your facts.