Dying for care protest rally

Sun, Jun 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


On 6-4-17, at 2pm, constituents of the 11th Congressional District of Michigan and their allies will congregate at Representative David Trott's office to perform a die in, a symbolic form of peaceful protest to illustrate the unnecessary death that will result from the Republican AHCA legislation.

This event will run concurrently with numerous other organizations as part of a coordinated nationwide action to let our elected officials in D.C. know, we will not stay silent while Republicans strip 23 million people of their healthcare over the next ten years. We will not passively accept 14 million people losing their healthcare in the next year alone. We will not sit idle while “$992 billion in tax giveaways would go primarily to the wealthy and corporations, including drug manufacturers and health insurance companies.” We aim to impact the fate bill in the senate, or stop it from becoming law, should it return to the house.

The program will begin at 2pm, and we will hear firsthand how this bill will devastate people’s lives and their loved ones. From there we will proceed to execute the die in. We ask that the mood be somber to reflect the grave and fatal consequences of this legislation. The event will wrap up at 3pm. This event will be a peaceful expression of the First Amendment and is kid friendly.

Parking is available at the Troy Commons Shopping Center.

821 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083

(Please do not park at the bank, they have called the Troy police and we’ve had to move our cars in the middle of events before).

We look forward to seeing everyone who wants to be involved there.

Die in and tomb making information - https://www.indivisibleguide.com/resource/die-in-planning-guide/

Source of the numbers above - http://levin.house.gov/sites/levin.house.gov/files/documents/AHCA%20CBO%20Cost%20Estimate%20%28May%2024%29%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

If any new individuals or health care professionals wish to speak at the event about how the AHCA legislation will personally affect them or their loved ones, or if any faith leaders would be interested in presiding over this “preemptive funeral,” or if any other organizations wish to be involved, please contact the lead organizer, Bobbi Ebsen, bobbiebsen@gmail.com. Thank you.
Kid Friendly

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/116929

Dave Trott's Office: 625 East Big Beaver Road Suite 204, Troy MI 48083 US


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