UFCW was there in full force, forming a sea of gold, to expose the insurance companies’ abuses and to tell Congress to listen to us, not to the insurance lobby. We were proud to stand with our brothers and sisters from Health Care for
At the rally we heard from laid off workers who are living without health care coverage, just one illness away from bankruptcy; we heard from fellow Americans who have seen loved ones lose their fights against cancer because they couldn’t afford treatment; and we heard from activists from all over the country who can no longer afford their skyrocketing insurance premiums.
Here are some highlights from the rally:
The need to reform our country’s health care system couldn’t be clearer. Insurance companies are making record profits, while regular Americans are facing a crisis of unprecedented proportions. Yesterday’s march spoke loud and clear – now we’ve got to keep up the fight to turn that message into results. You can help – to call the Senate and tell them we must use reconciliation to pass a better health care bill that includes part-time workers, visit http://www.fixthebill.org/.