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Support Civil Disobedience for Medicare For All!

September 29, 2009

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It’s time to take action!


Join our new campaign of non-violent, civil disobedience targeting the private
health insurance industry


Dear John:

We need your support for a new campaign of non-violent, civil disobedience (
) targeting the private health insurance industry.

This past spring, 13 brave individuals were arrested for disrupting Senate Finance
hearings on health reform, chaired by Sen. Max Baucus. They were disgusted with
witness panels, filled with private insurance execs and their cronies, that did NOT
include even one single-payer expert.

Since Baucus only listened to the interests of millionaire CEOs and their lobbyists,
it should be no surprise that a former CIGNA exec. called the Senate Finance
Committee’s recently released bill, “a gift to the private health insurance industry
that should be renamed the ‘Insurance Industry Profit Protection and Enhancement

We can’t stand for this disaster. The Mobilization for Health Care for All (
) is launching a campaign of nonviolent sit-ins at insurance company offices (
) so we can stand up to end a system that profits by denying people care and puts
insurance company bureaucrats between doctors and patients. Time for Medicare for
all, a single-payer, national healthcare system.

Healthcare-NOW! has decided to support this effort, and to encourage local
coalitions in our network that are ready and willing to participate.

The PHIMG (Private Health Insurance Must Go ( ))
coalition in NYC will begin this campaign on September 29th. Other local groups are
planning subsequent actions.

Actions may vary, but the central idea is to target major private insurance
companies because they must not, and can not, be part of any solution to our
healthcare crisis.

We need your help. Let us know if you’d like to participate in, or organize, a civil
disobedience action near you. Go here to sign up (
) to sit in and join the nonviolent resistance today!

Another way you can help make this campaign successful is with a donation. Just
click here (

)Thanks for all that you do,
Healthcare-NOW! National Staff

P.S. Call Congress for single-payer now! (
) It’s easy and toll-free.

Healthcare-NOW! survives on the generosity of our supporters. Please consider making
a donation to support our efforts to pass HR 676 using our secure server.


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2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 29, 2009 01:08

    I found your site on technorati and read a few of your other posts. Keep up the good work. I just added your RSS feed to my Google News Reader. Looking forward to reading more from you down the road!

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