Help make Lawrence O'Donnell on SINGLE PAYER go viral!
How America got into birth control mess
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
MSNBC, February 8, 2012
In this seven minute video, Lawrence O'Donnell uses the current controversy over coverage of contraception as a platform to launch his message on why single payer is the imperative.
We often ask what we can do to advance the single payer cause. Besides the "be there and do it" rule, a very simple, immediate step is to help this video go viral by sharing it with your friends, colleagues, social websites, email lists, and anywhere else that people may want to hear the message that there is real HOPE for the future of health care in America.
It is important to understand that the rationale of the single payer model is not only in the purview of progressives like Lawrence O'Donnell. Here is a statement from Michael Brendan Dougherty of Business Insider and The American Conservative (Democracy Now!, Feb. 8, 2012):
Michael Brendan Dougherty: And most of the people who want to enforce this rule (employer-sponsored coverage of contraception) would prefer a single-payer system of healthcare anyway, where you’re not actually forcing employers to violate their conscience in buying this.
Amy Goodman: So you’re saying a single-payer system would solve the problem.
Michael Brendan Dougherty: Well, I’m saying it would solve this particular problem of conscience, as it has in Europe.
By Don McCanne, MD
CALL FOR ACTION: Share the O'Donnell video NOW! GO VIRAL!