John Lewis - Controversies

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In January of 2011, Congressman Lewis was asked questions by CNS News concerning the abilities of Congress to force all Americans to purchase health insurance. Congressman Lewis's response was that the preamble guaranteed the right to the pursuit of happiness, that health care was a right, and that the 14th amendment guaranteed equal protection under the law.These comments were controversial for numerous reasons. The text quoted by Congressman Lewis concerning the pursuit of happiness are in t ...