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Most Latinos still support Obama’s health-care initiative

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

(Examiner.com) The Latino meeting at the Phoenix Public Library this morning revealed that Latinos still overwhelmingly support President Obama’s health-care initiative, despite a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluding that Congress overstepped its authority when lawmakers passed the so-called individual mandate, the first such decision by a federal appeals court.

“Big businesses are complaining that they will have to pay more, but they have the money. It’s the middle and lower class people that are suffering,” said local teacher Maria Fuentes. “I also don’t see a problem with requiring people to pay for health care. They pay into the system anyway and will actually be paying a lot less.”

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