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New York ‘Gun Violence’ Medicaid Bill a Wealth Redistribution Boondoggle


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New York ‘Gun Violence’ Medicaid Bill a Wealth Redistribution Boondoggle
 Posted on June 2, 2023
by David Codrea   
--- Quote --- “Proud of my colleague, @bradhoylman for getting our bill, A2893A/S0580A passed in the Senate!” Queens Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas tweeted Wednesday. “This legislation backed by @NYAGV1, @Everytown, @TheHAVI, @bradybuzz & more is a White House proposal. Let’s address gun violence with health solutions & pass it in the @NYSA_Majority!”

In summation, gun prohibitionists are once more demonizing guns rather than the violent criminals who abuse them and mischaracterizing evil behavior by aberrant individuals as a public health issue.  So, what’s this bill they’re claiming provides “solutions”?

“Medicaid would reimburse violence prevention programs in New York under a proposal advanced Tuesday in the state Senate,” Rochester’s Spectrum News 1 claims in a story González-Rojas shared.

“Under the proposal, a Medicaid beneficiary who has been involved in or injured by community violence and has received a health care referral would be eligible,” the report recounts, noting “California, Connecticut and Illinois have been granted similar approval to use Medicaid for violence prevention programs.” ...
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Jessica González-Rojas
It's Gun Violence Awareness Month so I joined @NYAGV1 & @MomsDemand with @BPHACaucus colleagues to demand action now. Hundreds of NYers are killed each year due to gun violence. I urge the @NYSA_Majority to pass my bill, A2893 so we can bill Medicaid for life-saving services.



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