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‘A gift from God.’ Utahn pleads with Congress to keep Obamacare

The West Valley City resident and board member of the Utah Health Policy Project testified before a House committee about how affordable health care is vital to Americans and that attacks against the 2010 law – such as a lawsuit backed by Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes – are really an attack on people trying to stay alive.

“This law is commonly referred to as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare,” Gibbs told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “For me it's important to call this law by its full name: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act because the patient protections of the ACA have been a gift from God for people like me and families like mine.