The United States bishops are urging caution on the proposed Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill that is currently scheduled for a Senate vote next week. Four bishops from pro-life, migration, religious liberty, and justice and human development committees sent on a letter on Thursday rejecting the partisan bill and its rushed timeline.
Dear Editor: What a horror we face. Both Houses of Congress propose legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act. With minor differences, the proposed laws will take medical care away from our fellow citizens, who are either poor or lower middle-income workers (an estimated 23 million), and give our very richest citizens $ 800 billion in a tax return; there are about three million of these richest people.