In spite of their red-letter postings, both were deeply frustrated with the court’s decision to leave the legislation largely intact.
“I call on Congress to act swiftly, repeal the law and replace it with real reform that respects the Constitution as written,” Olens, who was among 26 state chief law enforcement officers who challenged the legislation, said in a joint press release Thursday with Governor Nathan Deal.
Price, himself an orthopedic surgeon, said today’s ruling established a “dangerous precedent” that threatens personal freedom. “We have no choice but to exercise every possible legislation option to repeal this disastrous law,” he said, “and the American people should know that House Republicans will continue to advocate on their behalf to restore personal control over health care decisions.”
- James Richardson