Monday, March 20, 2017

It's Time to Take Action on #AHCA (Via: The Spectral Zone)



Many Thanks to Andrew at The Spectral Zone for putting this Call to Action Together.
This is not about politics - it is about our children!!! Take a minute to read the post and another few minutes to send a letter to your Representatives (he has made it easy for you by providing a template to use as is, or to modify to your own liking or disability). 

Let's all come together and make this happen!

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A Time for Action 

Guys, it's time to take action on the proposed health care bill. It is a clear and present danger to all autistic adults and children. Take action right now.
Please share with all of your networks.
There are additional details in the post, below, but here are the action steps all of us need to take:
I have drafted a letter template drafted for you to use as a base for writing to your representatives:…/1oLGhWqDrQ35Whi_e9evo5FTJQvO…/edit
Copy the text into an email and modify it as necessary to fit your circumstances.
Send the letter to both of your Senators:
Send the letter to your Representatives:
Together we can win this fight!
Time for Action!
"This weekend, I finally had a chance to read through the proposed GOP Health Care Bill, called the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA).  I read proposed laws and regulations for a living,  but this Bill left me concerned and upset in a way few other pieces of legislation have done. Put simply, it poses a direct threat to the disability community, one we need to address with a single voice.

This bill is the clearest threat to disabled kids and adults that I have seen in a long time.  The bill would end Medicaid as we know it, prioritizing tax cuts for individuals making over $250,000 over health care for Americans with disabilities.  Amendments to the bill have so far made it worse for disabled Americans, not better.

Why all the fuss about Medicaid?  Medicaid is typically the only health insurance plan for persons with disabilities who have limited income, including the majority of autistic adults. " ..... {Continue}

Continue Reading at: The Spectral Zone and write your Senators and Representatives!

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