How to Help

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24 Million

24 Million

That's how many people would lose their health coverage under Trumpcare, or Ryancare, or whatever it's called.

Here's an example according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office: a 64 year old with an annual income of $26,500 would spend $14,600 for health care under this plan.

Umm, now would be a good time to make your voice heard.  

Or start saving $14,600.

How to help save affordable health care

If you're over contacting your member of Congress, please read this for a boost. The Aspen Institute found that "87% of congressional aides claim a phone call could sway an undecided representative on an issue, and 94% report that an in-person meeting has some influence on lawmakers on an undecided issue". 

Then contact your member of Congress at 202.224.3121 to urge her or him to protect the Affordable Care Act. Check out NPR's summary here to find out where s/he currently stands on the potential ACA repeal. Indivisible has good talking points and phone scripts here.

MoveOn is visiting the district offices of 9 Senators and 23 Representativesthis Thursday and Friday to protect health care. Sign up here.

Check out the Town Hall Project's comprehensive list of town halls in your community, and the Resistance Calendar for even more events. Lots of stuff is planned for March and health care is a hot topic.

Connect with and support groups working to save and expand affordable health care, including:
Families USA
Indivisible
Our Revolution
Planned Parenthood
Organizing for Action

Let us know who we missed!

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What a Guy

The Headline Couldn't Be Clearer

The Headline Couldn't Be Clearer