A bill aiming to delay the implementation of the
affordable care act in South Carolina was struck down late Wednesday by a 33-9
Lawmakers voted it
down due to a technicality saying the bill had undergone too many changes. It
originally aimed to nullify the federal healthcare law.
Opponents of the bill
say that if it had passed, there would be a lawsuit. But others say it was a
"If you look at the
amendments I proposed, they were very constitutional. They were legal that is
all part of the debate, you go ahead and try to swipe the opinion of other senators
who say we are attempting to go back to the Civil War and not recognize the
federal government," said Republican Sen. Tom Davis, who sponsored the bill.
Davis said he will continue his efforts to stand against the Affordable Care Act.
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