16.5 F
Park Forest
Thursday, December 1, 2022
The Free Press Isn't Free. Like what you see? Please subscribe.

Chicagoans to Hold Vigil for Potential Victims of Trumpcare on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Trumpcare vigil
Source: Lifted Voices

CHICAGO, IL—(ENEWSPF)–June 27, 2017 – On Tuesday, June 27, at 6:00 p.m., Chicagoans will gather in Daley Plaza, 50 West Washington Street in downtown Chicago, to hold a vigil for those who have been lost to health care neglect in the United States, and for those who will be lost if Trumpcare passes.

Within the next week, 22 million people could lose their health care. Even with the Affordable Care Act in place, there are people suffering, dying and crowdfunding for their lives, for lack of health care. The disabled, the chronically ill, the impoverished and the criminalized are already without adequate care and services, and under Trumpcare, conditions will deteriorate for many.

This bill is a form of state violence, and we are committed to creating a space where community members can connect, hear each other’s stories, and get informed about the levels of action they can take to defend themselves and their communities from this harm.

Medicaid must be defended, as must the lives of the chronically ill and disabled. Members of Black Live Matters – Chicago, Lifted Voices, the Gay Liberation Network and other groups will discuss tactics for resisting Trumpcare and the moral necessity of Medicare for all.

This event is being organized by the Lifted Voices collective and other co-strugglers.

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/648312782031611/

Source: Lifted Voices

Related Articles:

Absolutely Devastating’: CBO Predicts 22 Million Less Insured Under Trumpcare

Senator Duckworth & IL Advocates Outline How Trumpcare Would Devastate Illinois

Center for American Progress, Harvard Researchers Release Report Analysis Estimating Thousands of Deaths from Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill

What People are Saying About the Senate Trumpcare Bill

As Resistance Mobilizes, Poll Shows ‘Overwhelming’ Hatred for ..

‘This Is Not a Drill’: Less Than One Week to Defeat ‘Barbaric’ Trumpcare Bill



Recent Articles

Stay Connected


Local Advertisers



Park Forest
clear sky
16.5 ° F
17.8 °
14.6 °
83 %
0 %
34 °
47 °
51 °
39 °
44 °

About Google Ads

The Google-supplied ads that appear on this website are not reviewed ahead of time and differ for each visitor. If anything offensive, inappropriate, or otherwise unwholesome appears, please notify us so we can take steps to block that specific advertiser. Email the URL or advertiser name to [email protected].