Sunday, September 13, 2009

Health Care Debate Dominates National GOP Women Convention

"Despite the geographical differences of the nearly 1,500 women who came from across the country to gather at the annual convention of the National Federation of Republican Women, there was only one issue on their mind: the battle over health care.

"It needs to go in the trash," Velbeth Jones of Durango, Colorado, said of the Democratic-sponsored health care plan that is currently being fought over in Washington.

"Democrats say that it is not going to regulate, or stop private sector, but it will," she said.

Fierce criticism of the plan was echoed in the speeches at the event, which drew representatives from nearly all 50 states and concludes Sunday.

Each time the speakers brought up the topic, and then knocked it down, the crowd responded with thunderous applause and whooping cheers."

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