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Activists Take Demands for Obamacare Repeal Straight to Lawmakers

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Activists Take Demands for Obamacare Repeal Straight to Lawmakers

03.16.17 09:50 AM

Joan and Theodore Davi woke up before dawn, traveling hundreds of miles from their home in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. At the rally, they joined hundreds of other activists, most of whom had traveled similar distances from states up and down the east coast. Many boarding buses chartered by Americans for Prosperity earlier that morning in order to meet with their lawmakers in the nation’s Capital. “We need to instill in them the idea that they have to come up with what they promised,” said Joan. “To absolutely repeal and replace, not just patch it up.” Her husband Theodore said his message to his representative would be simple: “Wake up. Period.” The promise to repeal Obamacare is what drove Americans to overwhelmingly cast their ballots for Obamacare’s opponents in three out of the last four elections. It’s the same thing that drove the Davi’s and hundreds of other activists to the rally – aptly titled ‘You Promised.’ Beth Anne Mumford, AFP’s Pennsylvania Director, pointed out the sacrifice being made by all those who had traveled to the event. “I know for most of you, this is no place you want to be, because you have things to do back at home, and […]

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