Tell the DNC: Include “Medicare For All” in the Platform

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC Chair

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Friend,

Over 30 million Americans do not have access to healthcare. Even with President Obama’s landmark Affordable Care Act, they are left out in the cold, faced with impossible financial decisions due to lack of insurance coverage and skyrocketing healthcare costs.

Hard working Americans are forced into bankruptcy by a health condition they didn’t predict – and cannot afford. And, millions of others can’t access any health care at all – lowering their quality of life – and shortening their life expectancy.

Tell the DNC: Include “Medicare For All” in the Platform.

Last month, the Democratic party platform committee voted to endorse healthcare as “a right,” but blocked an amendment pledging the Democratic Party fight for a “Medicare for all, single-payer health-care system to guarantee health care as a right, not a privilege, to everyone in this country."

So, basically the DNC platform says, “yeah, we agree, healthcare is a right for all people. But, not really.”

We cannot in good faith say healthcare is a right if 30 Million people cannot access it. On healthcare, the Democratic platform’s position rings hollow, eerily similar to what turn of the century leaders said about voting; “Everyone has the right to vote! (unless you’re poor, non-white, or a woman).”

It’s all hat and no horse.

We must demand better. Tell the DNC: Include “Medicare For All” in the Platform.

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Onward and Upward,

Joshua

Joshua Grossman, President
Progressive Kick, Give Conservatives the Boot!

Progressive Kick is an organization of pragmatic progressives, dedicated to construction of a society that values the needs/rights/responsibilities of all of its members-from the most powerful to the least. Since the most powerful are already being taken care of, our capacity building focuses on the rest of us.

To: Debbie Wasserman Schultz, DNC Chair
From: [Your Name]

Over 30 million Americans do not have access to healthcare. Even with President Obama’s landmark Affordable Care Act, they are left out in the cold, faced with impossible financial decisions due to lack of insurance coverage and skyrocketing healthcare costs.

Hard working Americans are forced into bankruptcy by a health condition they didn’t predict – and cannot afford. And, millions of others can’t access any healthcare at all – lowering their quality of life – and shortening their life expectancy.

The time is NOW to include “Medicare For All” in the Platform.