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Floating health care protest held outside Tillis’ lake home

Charlotte Observer,  by LaVendrick Smith.   Protesters unhappy with the Senate’s health care bill held an unusual demonstration outside North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis’ home on Lake Norman Friday. Members from the group Progress NC and North Carolina residents who support the Affordable Care Act sailed in front of the Republican senator’s lake house in multiple …

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Call Your Senators!

CALL YOUR SENATORS  Tell them: “I don’t like Trumpcare.” Trumpcare can be stopped if three Republican Senators stand up and say NO. You can make this happen by calling NC Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis ASAP (or if you live in SC: Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott) and let them know that we do not like the Senate …

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Get Back on the Bus June 28th

It’s here — and it’s as bad as we thought. Thursday, U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled their health care bill, and plain and simple: this is the worst piece of legislation for women in a generation. For the past month, mostly men have been working behind closed doors on the secret health care bill, and it’s …

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Health care under attack

By David Leonhardt, Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times, June 8, 2017   Chances rising Senate will take away health insurance from millions. James Comey’s testimony today will reveal President Trump’s blatant disregard for the rule of law, and Nick Kristof’s column offers an excellent preview. I realize it will be hard to pay attention to any other political …

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Indivisible: Live on Facebook Tonight

Congress heads back to Washington this week for four weeks of D.C. work before another recess in July, and they’re going to do everything they can to continue rubber-stamping Trump’s dangerous agenda. Republicans will try to push through their priorities so they can go home and tout their wins to their constituents, but the work …

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Legislative Calls Week 5.21

CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS AND WEIGH IN ON THESE CRITICAL ISSUES: 1. Call both of your US Senators and your Representative and strongly encourage them to put our country before their party and support a thorough and complete investigation into any Russian influence on our elections and the Trump campaign. 2. Call Senator Thom Tillis and …

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House May Need to Vote Again on GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill

Bloomberg.com by Billy House, Photo courtesy Bloomberg News. Two weeks after passage, measure still not sent to Senate. CBO report could force Ryan, other party leaders into redo. House Republicans barely managed to pass their Obamacare repeal bill earlier this month, and they now face the possibility of having to vote again on their controversial health …

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Inside Your (Legislative) Body

Welcome to week 9 of Inside Your Legislative Body. The NC Senate passed their budget last week and the House begins work on their budget this week. Meanwhile, we got some good news already this week from SCOTUS. Here’s the latest- State Budget Update Unfortunately the Senate budget is more of what we’ve come to …

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Let Us Tell Your Story

How Losing the ACA Will Affect Your Health and Your Wallet. Join Indivisible Uptown Charlotte on Sunday, May 21st, at the 7th Street Market.  We will take your picture and record your ACA healthcare story, creating a citizens’ montage for distribution to media outlets. Your combined stories will be shared, educating the public by putting a …

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From the Rose Garden to the Capitol, a Dark Day for Women’s Health

By Georgeanne M. Usova, Washington Legislative Office, ACLU. On May 4th, the Trump Administration and Congress doubled down on their dangerous agenda for women’s health. First, in a Rose Garden ceremony, President Donald Trump signed an executive order squarely aimed at rolling back the Affordable Care Act’s guarantee of birth control coverage. While it was …

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Walter Jones, NC District 3, Voted NO

Congressman Jones listened to his constituents, explains his No Vote on AHCA. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217 to 213 to pass H.R. 1628 – the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA).  The bill would substitute portions of Obamacare with new federal programs and make a variety of other changes …

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Call to oppose the AHCA!!

Contact your members in the House of Representatives and Senate to OPPOSE passage of the American Health Care Act.* President Trump has been increasing pressure on the House of Representatives to pass the previously withdrawn, but newly modified, GOP American Health Care Act  (AHCA), their purported replacement for the Affordable Care Act.   The bottom line …

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