While even President Trump described the House Trumpcare bill as ‘mean,’ his colorful verdict is an uncommon understatement as it applies to the House and Senate bills’ treatment of women’s healthcare. Trumpcare is ‘cruel’ to women, and especially harsh to North Carolinians.
Latest plans to get rid of Obamacare – using sabotage, speed and secrecy in the US Senate. Renew your protests now! So many ways to do it! In person, including Tuesdays with Tillis. Calling options. More!
Take action on devastating Trumpcare/AHCA bill. . It will devastate those who will no longer be able to afford health care, those kicked off Medicaid, those with pre-existing conditions. The CBO estimated over 24 MILLION PEOPLE would lose health care based on the March 2017 version of this bill – which got worse, not better.
The Trumpcare bill is now worse – call your Congressperson today! The latest version of the bill allows states to kick new mothers off Medicaid, in addition to defunding Planned Parenthood and eliminating coverage for women’s reproductive healthcare. And it’s worse than that.
No excuse for skipping town hall meetings – Senator Tillis needs to step up.
Town halls absent Senators Burr, Tillis and Congressman Holding in have been orderly affairs in the Triangle. No shouting. People waiting their turns to share concerns and fears on variety of issues, including immigration, antisemitism, islamophobia, ACA, gun control, education, reproductive rights, and more. People wonder why their representatives are not attending in person or holding their own.
Community members in the Triangle area will be holding a Citizens Town Hall to gather and make our voices heard. We will speak out about issues that concern North Carolinians, and send our comments to US Senators Burr and Tillis if they do not attend. They were invited. Some of their views may surprise you.
The public forum on Reproductive Rights on Wednesday, 1/25/17, in Fayetteville, was fun and informative. Speakers covered legislation moving NC backwards since 2011, lawsuits gaining back some ground, and advantages and problems of ACA/Obamacare. Also got a taste of the Women’s March On Raleigh, and what’s next.
What do you know about Supreme Court Zubik v. Burwell? Conservatives are going after birth control coverage! Learn more here.
Links to articles looking at why NC’s ACA premiums are going up so drastically for 2016, and what ACA has done for North Carolinians.