Thousands Gather at Michigan Rally to Tell Congress: ‘Save Our Healthcare’

By |2017-01-16T09:00:00-05:00January 16th, 2017|Michigan, News|


WARREN – This was more than a great turnout. The response to the “Save Our Healthcare” rally in Warren was so overwhelming the event had to be moved to a larger venue than the one originally announced. According to Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon, 9,000 people RSVPed for the rally.
“9,000 is a huge response,” Dillon told me. “This is a real issue for people — they are telling us the Affordable Care Act saved their lives.”
It’s no surprise that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, is saving people’s lives. I’ve been telling those stories here for three years. But that isn’t stopping Congressional Republicans and President-elect Donald Trump from moving to repeal the law at the first opportunity.
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