Angry constituents descend upon senators’ offices across the US…

Angry constituents descend upon senators’ offices across the US to #SitInSaveLives for health care

  • Activists and concerned citizens are holding protests and sit-ins the the offices of over 20 GOP senators across the country to voice their concerns about the Senate health care bill.
  • “We shouldn’t have to wait for a catastrophe, we shouldn’t have to wait until we’re sick, we shouldn’t have to wait until we’re dying, we shouldn’t have to wait until we have to go to a nursing home or get hit by a car,” one Kentucky woman proclaimed loudly outside the Kentucky offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. 
  • “Health care should be for prevention and should take care of all of us.”
  • Lead by a coalition of progressive movement organizations, protesters sat in hallways and outside office buildings for hours, chanting and singing that they would not leave of their own accord, until they got a chance to meet with their representatives. 
  • They posted footage of the events using the hashtag #SitInSaveLives. Read more (7/6/17)