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Betsy McCaughey: Health Care Ruling 'Victory For The Cause Of Freedom'


"The ruling is a victory for the cause of freedom and limited government," she writes.

The issues at stake, of course, have nothing to do with end of life counseling incentives, which, thanks in large part to McCaughey, became known as a "death panel" and were stripped from the legislation.

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