Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Courage is not the absence of fear. It is going forward with the face of fear.

— Abraham Lincoln

Healthcare

The Action Team is dedicated to educating ourselves and others on the specifics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the intention of preserving and improving it, or replacing it with a better alternative. We are also looking at the health system as a whole and the ways that it can be improved by challenging Big Pharma, and the policies that continue to treat medicine as commodity.

If you are interested in learning more or joining our team, you may reach us at healthcare@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Big Pharma
  • Single Payer System
  • Medicaid

ACTIONS

  • Write to and call our Representatives in DC, NC, and in our districts to voice our concerns about the healthcare system
  • Become more knowledgeable about the various healthcare systems in our country and outside the U.S.
  • Write articles/opinions for the local press
  • Attend meetings and seminars involving healthcare in the U.S.
  • Invite speakers to our informational meetings
  • Keep  each other up-to-date on legislatures' statements, views,  votes and actions
  • Educate ourselves on the specific differences between the Affordable Care Act and the replacement plan proposed by the Congress and the President

Tell Burr & Tillis to Vote No On the Trump Tax Scam

The Senate Finance Committee voted late Thursday in favor of its version of the tax bill, paving the way for the first major legislative victory for the Trump administration.  The panel's 14-12 vote means the bill will likely reach the Senate floor sometime after Thanksgiving. So now is the time to call and call again.
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