10 Myths and Facts About Obamacare

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  • Myth 2: Muslims Are Exempt From the Affordable Care Act
  • Myth 3: With Obamacare, There Will Be More Abortions
  • Myth 4: Congress Is Exempt From Obamacare
  • Myth 5: Small Businesses Will Be Forced to Fire Workers or Cut Hours
  • Myth 6: The ACA Will Restrict Health Care Provider Option
  • Myth 7: The Government Controls My Health Care
  • Myth 8: Young People Will Pay More for Insurance Under Obamacare
  • Myth 9:  All Non-U.S. Citizens Get Free Health Care
  • Myth 10: Your Information Isn’t Safe

Myth 2: Muslims Are Exempt From the Affordable Care Act

Chain emails led to this completely false rumor. The email said the word “dhimmitude,” which refers to non-Muslims under Muslim rule, was written on page 107 of the health care law and exempted Muslims. While there is a "religious conscience exemption,'' which applies to groups that disavow all forms of insurance, including Social Security, Muslims are not exempt.

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