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One of the reasons we’re told the Iowa legislature needs to place a cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases is because the lack of a cap hurts Iowa when it comes to recruiting doctors.

The state, we’re told, struggles mightily at attracting these healthcare providers.

In fact, we’ve heard it is “the issue” when considering the bill. Recruitment.

However, considering the source, that argument doesn’t fly with me.

The same doctor groups and healthcare groups and hospitals who so badly want to see these caps put in place for “recruitment” purposes were silent at best and complicit at worst when it came to forcing doctors and nurses and all other healthcare providers to be injected with an experimental product in the COVID shot.

Imagine the influx of doctors Iowa may have enjoyed had Iowa legislators found their backbone and told the Biden Administration to go fly a kite — his COVID vaccine mandate for healthcare workers wouldn’t be enforced in Iowa.

Maybe recruitment wouldn’t be such an issue.

Forgive me for not falling for the “it’s a recruitment issue…we need something to attract doctors…woe are we” argument when those very same people couldn’t give a darn about bodily autonomy and the desire of these same perspective doctors and nurses to not have something essentially forcibly injected into their bodies.

You cannot convince me that forcing healthcare providers to receive an injection helped with “recruiting.” If recruiting really matters to these people, it should always matter.

Author: Jacob Hall



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