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Before that happens, HHS will issue a regulation that abortion - and not merely abortifacient drugs - MUST be covered by insurance policies. Requiring contraception - which, frankly, most people don't really care about - is just the camel's nose under the tent. Many more people will object to paying for abortions themselves - but the precedent will have been set. After that, on a state-by-state basis, as they legalize assisted suicide, it will be that, as well, which will be considered "mandatory health care." The press will be filled with the sob stories of people suffering with serious illnesses, or depression, who want to end their lives "with dignity." "Any why shouldn't that be covered?" will go the argument. With the IRS in complete control of health care - whether you get it, how you get it, how you pay for it - will no longer be in your control. They will simply deduct it from your refund (if there is one). And if you don't pay your taxes, they will put a lien on your property, confiscate it, and sell it. Or throw you in jail for violating federal law. This is not "soft tyranny" we are seeing, but the birth of the real thing. And people are swallowing it hook, line, and sinker.
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