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If you think the federal government will never tell you what to do with your child’s health care, then consider passages like Section 440 and Section 1904 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Obamacare) under the heading: “Home visitation programs for families with young children and families expecting children,” which would provide (via grants to states) for home visitation programs by government agents to educate parents on child behavior and parenting skills.
Imagine how that health-care provision might play out as state officials walk into your home invoking their values and beliefs upon your parenting and children.
Government needs less of a role in running our lives and our children’s lives and more of a role in supporting parents’ decisions for their children. Children belong to their parents, not the government. And the parents ought to have the right, and government support, to parent them without federal mandates, education or invasion in our homes.
There is nothing more intrusive than the thought of the government coming into our houses, teaching us how to parent and getting under our skin. And the latter is even a literal intent of federally mandated health care.
What most don’t realize, and was recently verified (March 8) by even the left-leaning Snopes, is that an earlier House version of health-care legislation (HR 3200), which was reformed and approved into law as the Affordable Care Act (HR 3590) – Obamacare, included references to the creation of a national health registry with murky correlations to the tracking of personal information via the implanting of RFID and other microchips in humans.
Referred to as Class II or III devices, the FDA’s own website explains Class II devices are “subject to special controls,” which can be “exempt from the premarket notification” and include “postmarket surveillance.” And Class III devices are those that “support or sustain human life.”
Snopes and other pro-Obama agencies were quick to explain the section in the pre-approved health-care legislation (HR 3200) is nothing more than wording that “simply calls for the creation of a registry that would allow for the Department of Health and Human Services to collect data about medical devices ‘used in or on a patient’ (including devices which patients consent to have implanted with them during surgery, such as pacemakers) for purposes that include tracking the effectiveness and facilitating the distribution of manufacturer recall notices.” (Notice Snopes’ overly verbose explanation and evasive multi-use of “including,” but never “excluding” overreaching microchip uses and expansions. Remember, opening legislative doors and leaving them wide open is the government’s specialty.)
But if that section in HR 3200 referred only to a benign registry without universal and intrusive implications (including an ultimate obliteration of HIPAA laws), than why was that section excluded from or changed to “similar language” (per Snopes) in the final version of the Affordable Care Act (HR 3590) – Obamacare? And shall we assume that, though every other form of government entitlement has expanded, these microchip-registry provisions will never be re-included or expanded in future amendments to federally mandated health-care law?
And I suppose it is also merely coincidental that Fox News recently reported on March 4, in an article titled “Microchips ‘the future of medicine,’” that Veriteq, the company responsible for the current usage of informational microchips in pets, “was cleared by the FDA for patient identification in 2004 [via its VeriChip microchip]. In 2009, the company entered into an agreement to implant its 8-millimeter microchip in Medcomp’s vascular access catheters.” “After VeriChip is implanted, it can be scanned to reveal the identification number and checked in a database.”
by Chuck Norris