Republicans in the House on Wednesday voted to overturn the health care reform law recently upheld by the Supreme Court. For an overview of where the controversy stands in the states -- where governors have ramped up support and opposition to the law -- Gwen Ifill speaks with reporters from Nevada, Texas and Washington, D.C.
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The principle of health freedom is really the underlying principle of freedom generally: that I own my body, and that no presumed governmental authority wearing whatever hat or badge can force me into ceding that ownership to them. Whether that be the freedom to drink raw milk or the freedom from being shot up with Big Pharma's latest untested vaccine, it's a freedom that touches each and every person on the planet's life in the most personal way possible. And for that reason, the fight for health freedom is the key battleground in the war for individual liberty.
Echoing the words of George W. Bush, the enemy do hate us for our freedoms. But the enemy is not who we are told they are.
Find out more in this week's Eyeopener report.
The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.