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Two items of note on the grass-roots revolt against the Obamacare power grab:

*A federal judge in Virginia has allowed the state’s lawsuit challenging the federal individual health care mandate to proceed:

A judge on Monday refused to dismiss the state of Virginia’s challenge to President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare law, a setback that will force his administration to mount a lengthy legal defense of the overhaul effort.

U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson refused to dismiss the state’s lawsuit which argues the law’s requirement that its residents have health insurance was unconstitutional, allowing the challenge to go forward.

It’s good news for the Obamacare backlash by state attorneys general across the country — as well as for those sponsoring opt-out initiatives.

*Here in Colorado, Independence Institute president Jon Caldara has spearheaded a referendum to provide citizens here with health care choice. Petition signatures were turned in on Friday:

Coloradans may have the opportunity this fall to weigh in on the recent health care legislation passed by Congress. Roughly 130,000 signatures in support of the Right to Health Care Choice amendment to Colorado’s Constitution were turned into the Secretary of State’s office on Friday afternoon.

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To qualify for the November ballot, 76,047 of those signatures need to be matched with registered Colorado voters.

The amendment would prevent Coloradans from being required to buy health insurance and to continue to allow medical personnel to take payments in cash for services.

“We want Colorado to be a sanctuary state for quality health care,” Jon Caldara, the initiative’s chief proponent, said. “This is not just to address the mandate in Obama-care, this is to make sure Colorado never becomes like Massachusetts where government puts a gun to your head and says you will buy a private product whether you want it or not.”

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Related: ObamaCare: Four Months Of Broken Promises

(Republished from MichelleMalkin.com by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Health care