Health insurance is a hot topic in the United States for many valid reasons. We witness plenty of politicians as well as ordinary people in person and on social media debate on this topic on a regular basis, but have you ever wondered what some of your favorite stars have to say about the pros and cons of ObamaCare? We will admit that you shouldn’t use their opinions as a pure base for your own, but we also cannot deny that it’s interesting to see what big names have to say about hot button issues! So without further ado, here are celebrities that support the Affordable Care Act.
The flamboyant singer and actress, Lady Gaga has been an advocate for the implementation of President Obama’s healthcare reform plan in America, telling people that they should “uphold [their] right” and get insurance. She says it’s important because without coverage you’re not just putting yourself at risk but also those around you who depend on your protectiveness for their well-being. Lady Gaga believes we all have a responsibility to take care of ourselves no matter what life throws our way – including health care rights.
His name speaks for himself. The man is truly a legend in the world of songwriting and singing. But when you hear about him, you probably don’t necessarily associate him with healthcare policy. But in an interview on ABC’s Nightline program, he revealed what many Americans will find surprising: he supported former President Obama’s plans for reducing costs and increasing accessibility under his Affordable Care Act (ACA). When it comes to the debate around the question of “how much does ObamaCare cost?” Legend believes that ObamaCare is the most affordable option for those who cannot get private insurance.
George Takei has been an iconic figure in popular culture for over 60 years. As a Japanese American during World War II, he faced discrimination from both the citizens and government of America because his faith was different than theirs – but that didn’t stop him! George Takei commented on the Affordable Care Act, saying that it is important to have healthcare coverage and he supports anyone who needs help with their insurance.
The members of Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam is an American rock group formed in Seattle, Washington. Founded by Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard with Matt Serletic as their manager they are known for blending several genres such as Alternative Rock or Grunge with blues-influenced songs about social issues including poverty and law enforcement corruption, so it comes as no surprise that they would put out a statement about ObamaCare. Guitarist Mike McCready created a video called, “Life is a Preexisting Condition,” where he reveals that he was denied coverage twice when he was battling Crohn’s disease. He believes all people are entitled to quality health care.
When it comes to weighing out the pros and cons of ObamaCare, we encourage you to do your own research in order to draw your own educated conclusion on the matter. We hope reading about the viewpoints of some of these famous names has helped you understand just one side of the coin.