Santa Rosa Democratic Club Blog

Repeal and go Drop Dead is back in the form of the Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill. They have until the 30th of September to shove it though -- and Republicans have shown that they are very good at shoving things through without debate, budget scoring, or even a majority. Here is just some of what Graham-Cassidy does:

  • Estimated 32 million Ameircans will lose coverage over 10 years
  • Ends the Medicaid expansion -- Health Care for 11 million low income adults
  • Ends all subsidies for the Exchanges, replacing them with small disappearing "grants."
  • End federal protections for people with pre-existing conditions
  • Ends federal protections that stop insurance companies from ending coverage once a person gets sick

How to fight back:

Right now it looks like Indivisible is  leading the citizen resistance. Here is a link  to their website that has the tools for defeating this latest iteration of Trumpcare:



No one should have to lose their home, their life savings, and even their very life, because of lack of medical insurance.

While very nearly the entire Republican caucus in the Senate voted to take away health care from millions of Americans last Friday, every single Democratic Senator voted to save it. This highlights a basic philisophical difference between Democrats and Republicans. While Democrats want to extend health care to all Americans, Republicans have no moral reservations over taking it away en masse.



On July 29th, Americans are coming together -- all across the country -- to say: OUR LIVES ARE ON THE LINE. If Republicans continue to try to strip away healthcare and Medicare, our lives are on the line!
Indivisible Sonoma County and Indivisible Windsor are coming together to produce our own local rally event. Please join us. We will meet in the parking lot at 2300 County Center drive, walk to the County Courthouse Building, and onward to Ventura Blvd. across from Kaiser Hospital. Speakers and agenda to be annouced: Watch this space. This is your chance to tell your health care story in words and photos. We welcome all to join our rally/event. 
Check out the amazing national sponsors for this event including Indivisible and
Time: Saturday, July 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Host: Kate Elsbree
Meet at the parking lot (Santa Rosa, CA)
2300 County Center Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403