Controversial health-care reform is Constitution Day topic

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Controversial health-care reform is Constitution Day topic

Constitution Day will be celebrated at California State University, Fresno  with a panel discussion of recently enacted national health-care reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The session, titled “Obamacare: Landmark Legislation or Dead on Arrival?”, is scheduled at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Satellite Student Union. The panel discussion is free and open to the public.

Panelists are Fresno State political science professors Dr. Yishaiya Abosch, Dr. Jeff Cummins and Dr. Tom Holyoke, and Jeffrey G. Purvis, a professor at the  San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis.

The event is co-sponsored by the Fresno State’s College of Social Sciences and Division of Student Affairs, and the law college.

Constitution Day on Sept. 17 is the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution in 1789 and a celebration of U.S. citizenship.

For more information, contact Cummins at 559.278.6693 or jcummins@csufresno.edu.

(Copy prepared by University Communications news intern Sadie Thomas)

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