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Women Speak Out Against Government Takeover of Health Care
Date:8/18/2009

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- 300,000 American women with breast cancer might have died over the last decade, if the US had adopted a British-style, government-run health care system. This shocking figure, from recent studies by the Lewin Group and Lancet Oncology, appears in a TV ad launched today by The Independent Women's Forum, a non-profit organization focused on issues of concern for women. The 60-second spot highlights the deadly risks to women under the "public option" - or co-op - plan currently under consideration in Congress.

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"My odds of surviving cancer were high, because my care was the best," says Tracy, a 44 year-old breast cancer survivor featured in the ad, which airs over the next week on cable and broadcast stations and is currently featured on You Tube. "What are your odds if the government takes over your care?" she asks. The IWF is featuring stories similar to Tracy's on its website, and is inviting people to share their own experiences about how they and their families have benefitted from the ability to make their own health care choices.

"Shifting the decision-making authority from the American citizen to government bureaucrats is an offense to who we are as Americans," remarks Heather Richardson Higgins, Chairman of The Independent Women's Forum. "Nothing could be more central to the pursuit of happiness than the ability to c
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