Senator Warren Co-Sponsors Medicare for All Bill

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"There is something fundamentally wrong when one of the richest and most powerful countries on the planet can't make sure that a person can afford to see a doctor when they’re sick," writes Senator Warren. "This isn't any way to live." (Photo: Getty)

Reprinted from Common Dreams by Elizabeth Warren on September 7, 2017.

“When the Republicans tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act and gut Medicaid, I heard from parents all across Massachusetts who were terrified about what it would mean for their children,” writes Senator Elizabeth Warren in Common Dreams.

“One message kept hitting home: If the government hadn’t been there to help, these hard-working moms and dads would have been forced to pick between the health of their child and financial ruin. Their families would have been destroyed.

“There is something fundamentally wrong when one of the richest and most powerful countries on the planet can’t make sure that a person can afford to see a doctor when they’re sick. This isn’t any way to live. …

Common Dreams 9/7

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Jeff Burman represents assistant editors on the Guild’s Board of Directors. He can be reached at jeffrey.s.burman.57@gmail.com.

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