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Sunbury News | Political news briefs – Ohio News

Constituents of OH12 held rally at Rep. Tiberi’s office to oppose the AHCA

WORTHINGTON, OH – On Thursday, May 4, constituents of Ohio’s 12th Congressional District held a rally and protest outside of Rep. Pat Tiberi’s office, voicing their strong opposition to the latest version of the Republican’s American Health Care Act (AHCA).

This new version of the AHCA bows to conservative Republicans in Congress by enabling states to opt out of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Republicans are rushing the bill through the House of Representatives without consulting constituents and before the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) can determine how many millions of Americans might lose their health coverage. Rep. Tiberi is expected to vote in favor of the bill.

At the event, protesters will be carrying signs displaying stories of Americans with pre-existing conditions and describing the health care outcomes for those people if the AHCA passes.

Don’t Believe the Fear-Mongering. Our Plan Has Pre-Existing Conditions Covered

Note: The American Health Care Act will cover people with pre-existing conditions. Here’s how: https://www.majorityleader.gov/2017/05/03/dont-believe-fear-mongering-plan-pre-existing-conditions-covered/

Trump to sign ‘Religious Freedom Order’ — Expect sweeping legalization of discrimination

According to POLITICO, the White House will be signing an executive order tomorrow that closely matches a draft of a religious freedom order first leaked by The Nation’s Sarah Posner in February. Indeed, they write, “one influential conservative who saw the text said it hasn’t been dialed…

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