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Jun 29 2012

The Affordable Care Act Made Me Cry

By at 10:24 am

health care reform protest outside white houseI cried yesterday morning.

It’s not that rare, to be honest. I cry relatively easily. But I cried yesterday morning for good reason, as I sat there–with 800,000 others–watching SCOTUSBLOG refresh in one window, and Twitter in the other, listening to NPR–when it became clear that the United States Supreme Court had upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I cried for all those women who have written to me in the last three years, since I told my own story of battling for health insurance. Read the rest of this entry →


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