On the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s famous speech, Fox Valley residents count down to their dream of better healthcare, call out attacks on Obamacare
At a media event today at 12:15 PM, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Organizing for Action, and Protect Your Care will echo Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s famous line: "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane”. Local residents with real health conditions will share their experiences and demand an end to politically motivated efforts to sabotage the new law.
It is now 3½ years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Yet, politically motivated efforts continue in Congress and Madison to deny Wisconsin consumers access to healthcare. Instead of focusing on implementing and improving the new healthcare law, Representative Reid Ribble has chosen to vote more than 40 times to repeal the law. Thursday, consumers will echo Dr. King’s words in calling for an end to political obstructionism and allow citizens access to affordable healthcare.
What: Media event with healthcare consumers demanding end to political sabotage of Obamacare
When: Wednesday August 28th, 12:15 PM
Where: Outside Appleton Medical Center, 1818 N Meade St, Appleton
-Sarah Conklin, Organizing for Action member and Multiple Sclerosis patient
-Diana Escher, local cancer survivor
-Jen Olski, local cancer survivor forced into bankruptcy before reform
-Additional local residents who need the protections of health reform
-Kevin Kane, Citizen Action of Wisconsin
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