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Next Steps to Save Net Neutrality

July 20, 2017

The first comment period is over. But another begins. This new period is about  “reply comments” in response to Comcast, AT&T and other internet service providers who are arguing against Net Neutrality. The deadline for these new comments is Aug. 16.

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Why Cancelling the Net Neutrality rules should scare you

July 13, 2017

Time is running out to stop this assault on our online freedom. It’s easy to become hypnotized by the drama going on in and around the White House. But there are a lot of other political shenanigans happening that will effect us all for a long time. Net Neutrality is a big one.

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Asheville’s March for Truth

June 8, 2017

Asheville March for Truth on June 3.

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Call as if your life depended on it! It does.

The Senate is voting on their awful health care bill tomorrow – and this could be our best chance to stop it once and for all. If this vote passes, Congress will be on its way to stripping away coverage and severely hiking costs for older Americans. We must do everything in our power to stop it today. Even if you’ve called before, Sen. Burr and Sen. Tillis need to hear from you today, before they vote. Call (202) 224-3121 right now, and tell them to stand up for you and kill this higher-cost, less-coverage bill, once and for all.
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Next Steps to Save Net Neutrality

The first comment period is over. But another begins. This new period is about  “reply comments” in response to Comcast, AT&T and other internet service providers who are arguing against Net Neutrality. The deadline for these new comments is Aug. 16.
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Call as if your life depended on it! It does.

Despite overwhelming opposition by doctors, insurance companies, and the people, the GOP is pushing ahead with their revised Trumpcare plan, now called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BRCA), though it is essentially the same as the earlier American Health Care Act (AHCA). Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs the support of 50 of 52 GOP senators to proceed to a floor debate on the bill, and two senators have already said they will not support that motion. That means just one more GOP senator coming out against the motion to proceed would stop the bill, as written, in its tracks. Which means we need to be calling both of our Senators this week!
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