Robert Naiman for Truthout: We know what the status quo path is: endless war, cholera and famine in Yemen. We have nothing to lose by forcing a floor vote.
The US has rarely taken back health benefits once they have been bestowed. These historical precedents can provide insights for the current debate.
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David R. Andersen-Rodgers, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Government at California State University, Sacramento, and writes for PeaceVoice. You can follow him on Twitter @1drandersen1.