Why We Can’t Let Big Business Threaten Universal Health Care

Over the last several weeks, big business and fake employer groups came out to kill H.202, Vermont’s universal healthcare bill, with their deadly embrace. Hypocritically asserting their support of health care reform, they have been successfully pressuring senators into weakening the bill, thus possibly inflicting death by a thousand cuts.

These opponents turned against ordinary Vermonters who desperately need universal, publicly financed health care, not just another marketplace where insurance companies restrict our access to care while relentlessly driving up costs.

These are the first two paragraphs of an op-ed by Cassandra Edson, Chair of the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign's policy committee, which appeared in the VT Digger:

Click here to read the full piece or download the op-ed below.