Remember early 2010? It was before the ACA (aka Obamacare) bill was signed into law. Women often had to pay more than men for identical health insurance. We could be kicked off our health insurance plans for the sin of being sick. Being female was basically considered a pre-existing condition. Millions of Americans lacked health insurance. Getting sick could mean going broke. It was dystopian.
To Paul Ryan those were the good old days. He’d like them back. His new budget turns back the clock and lets insurance companies run the show.
In Paul Ryan’s perfect world:
Who would want to romanticize the dark days before health care reform?! Rep. Paul Ryan apparently.
We also remember 2012, when Ryan ran as VP on this platform…and lost.
Deception Decoder: Expose the Lies Behind Anti-Abortion Laws
Anti-women’s health lawmakers think they can sneak their dangerous, unpopular agenda through if they come up with misleading, pleasant-sounding names for legislation. Decode them and see what each bill should really be called