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March for Healthcare Austin: Our Lives on the Line

July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

HEALTH CARE MATTERS!

OUR/MY MEDICAID MATTERS!

LET’S SHOW OUR PEOPLE POWER!

Celebrate our victories stopping Trumpcare so far!!

Continue the fight against NEW THREATS to our care – watch out for Zombie Care!!!

We’re joining forces with marches and rallies for the Our Lives on the Line national day of action on July 29! Take action with us to save lives, stop all attacks on our healthcare and protect Medicaid for millions of Texans!

The ever-changing news about Congress’ attempt to repeal the ACA has everyone on their toes. And while many things are uncertain and seem to change daily, two things are crystal clear.

One: what we are doing is working! Repeal of the ACA was expected soon after Trump took office in January, yet we have done the impossible and held off a fully Republican-controlled Congress and administration for seven months!

Two: no matter the current news, the threats to healthcare WILL continue. Even outside of a traditional ACA repeal bill, there are numerous, ongoing attacks at both the national and state level that will undermine health care coverage for millions.

We must not let this happen. By joining us on July 29 you will send a message to both national and state leaders that we are here to stay and demand that they not only protect our healthcare but extend coverage to all families.

At the rally we will oppose any legislative or regulatory measures that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cut or cap Medicaid, or destabilize healthcare markets without improving coverage, quality of care, or cost. We will also fight for the millions of Americans who do NOT have access to Medicaid or affordable healthcare now.

WHAT YOU CAN BRING:
– Yourself, your family and friends
– An item to contribute to a massive community display to honor and lift up the lives of those threatened by cuts any cuts to our healthcare (photographs, written stories, letters, drawings) or an item that celebrates the lives and health of those helped by the ACA!
– 2 copies of a personal letter we’ll hand deliver to Senators Cornyn and Cruz detailing your concerns about undermining the ACA and cutting Medicaid
– Sunscreen, water, bug spray

Our coalition includes Children’s Defense Fund-TexasADAPT OF TEXAS,Our Revolution Central TXIndivisible AustinAustin DSATARA Austin,Planned Parenthood Texas VotesYoung Invincibles, Personal Attendant Coalition of Texas, Left Up To US, and others.

Join our diverse coalition on Saturday July 29 at 10 a.m. We welcome Texans from all racial and ethnic backgrounds and from all identities to speak with one voice for our health, our children, and our nation!