Rally for 23 million in Asheville to protest Senate health care bill

Press release from the Campaign for Southern Equality:

What: Rally for the 23 million people (or more) who would lose health insurance coverage under the Senate healthcare bill. The proposed bill also cuts $800 billion from Medicaid.

Who: Speakers include:

  •  Lindsay Furst, Teacher and public school advocate
  • Jaclyn Kiger, Pisgah Legal
  • Alia Todd, ASRW
  • Tyrone Greenlee
  • John Wingerter, Council on Aging
  • Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Campaign for Southern Equality
  • music from David LaMotte

 Co-sponsors include: Campaign for Southern Equality, Pisgah Legal Services, Western North Carolina AIDS Project, ACLU of NC – Western NC Chapter, League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County and Western North Carolina Community Health Services.

 When and Where: The rally will take place at the Vance Monument from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday June 26th.  www.facebook.com/events/112055719412149/


About Virginia Daffron
Managing editor, lover of mountains, native of WNC. Follow me @virginiadaffron

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