We Want Our Taxes To Support Healthcare Not Warfare

Apr 15, 2019

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team.

 

Bernie Launches Senate Medicare For All
Sign On As A Grassroots MFA Cosponsor!

Today is tax day. I just filed over the weekend. I don’t begrudge paying in to support the USA. However, I do resent that we spend nearly $1 trillion per year on weapons and warfare, but we don’t have a comprehensive healthcare program that guarantees high-quality healthcare for all of us. That’s why Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) supports Healthcare as a Human Right, and that’s why we have our Healthcare Not Warfare campaign.

Last week, Bernie Sanders introduced his Medicare For All Act (S. 1129). PDA was there for the launch, and we’ve been working for #MedicareForAll ever since our founding in 2004. We’re part of a powerful coalition working to gain support for Medicare For All (MFA)—both Bernie’s new bill, and the House legislation introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Rep. Debbie Dingell. Please click here to Become a Grassroots Co-Sponsor of Medicare for All! Also, click here to tell your Senators to cosponsor Bernie’s bill.

Stephen Spitz, Shayna Stevens, and Yours Truly
on Capitol Hill for Bernie’s MFA Bill Launch Event

We support the Medicare For All Act in the House and Senate. This legislation will provide comprehensive healthcare for all of us with zero out of pocket expenses: no premiums, co-pays, cap, or deductibles, including, mental, dental, vision, prescriptions, medical devices, preventative, women’s health, long-term care, and more.

Medicare For All will save 10,000s of lives and 100s of $billions each year. Call Congress 202-858-1717 Click Here to tell your Representative to Cosponsor Rep. Jayapal’s and Rep. Debbie Dingell’s Medicare For All Act now!

PDA helps you make a huge difference with Educate Congress letter drops, action alerts, and coalition efforts with dozens of progressive organizations. Email Mike Fox to deliver a letter to your elected officials, and make your voice heard on critically important policies.

We appreciate all you do to help make progress on Medicare For All and other issues. If you’ve never donated to help PDA help you pressure our elected officials, now is the perfect time. We need your support more than ever. Click here to support PDA’s issue organizing.

P.S. We’re here to help you make progress in your state and locality! If you need help organizing a new PDA chapter or energizing your existing chapter, please contact PDA Field Coordinator Dan O’Neal. Join the PDA Phone Team making easy, effective calls from your own home with Mike “Phone Guy” Fox. Also please pitch in $1000, $100, or whatever you can afford to support our organizing for Medicare For All.

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