Sept. 9, 2010
Newberry, Doak encourage voters to vote yes
“I appreciate John Doak's support of State Question 756 and his commitment to educate voters about it to the benefit of our state,” Senator Newberry said. “For that reason, I commend John Doak for his efforts in this endeavor and for being the only candidate in this important race to openly support this critical piece of legislation. We have to work together to fight federally mandated health care.”
“Voters need to be aware that State Question 756 is about opting out of Obama Care, though that is not specified in the question’s language,” Doak said. “Oklahomans do not want mandated health insurance, and this is their opportunity to vote against it. Vote ‘yes’ on State Question 756 to opt
The state question will appear on the statewide ballot in November. It is aimed at a key component of Obama Care, the individual mandate that requires all citizens to purchase health insurance or face financial penalties. State Question 756 would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to prohibit any penalty against
State Question 756 arose from Senate Joint Resolution 59, which was co-authored by Senator Newberry.
In addition to State Question 756, state legislators also voted to authorize legislative leaders to challenge Obama Care in court, after Attorney General Drew Edmondson – a Democrat – opted not to challenge the federal law.
Visit VoteforDoak.com to sign up to support State Question 756.