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U.S. House Democrats from North Carolina Pledge to Protect Health Care as Trump and GOP Attacks Continue

While the Mueller Report continues to make headlines and Trump continues his paranoid tweet tirade in denial, the Democratic majority in the U.S. House is hard at work trying to protect health care for all Americans. On a press call yesterday, Rep. Alma Adams detailed Democrats’ efforts to end Trump and Republican sabotage of the Affordable Care Act and deliver affordable, improved health care to all Americans.

North Carolina Health Care Advocates Demand That Senator Thom Tillis Stand Up To Protect Our Care

Today, Protect Our Care North Carolina and health care advocates from across the state joined Indivisible chapter Tuesdays with Tillis to call on Senator Thom Tillis to stand up to Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to repeal and sabotage the Affordable Care Act.

Nine Years After ACA Expanded Access to Health Care, North Carolinians Call on State Lawmakers, Senator Tillis to Protect and Expand Law

As the anniversary of the passage Affordable Care Act approaches on Saturday, advocates from across North Carolina urged lawmakers to stand with them and protect their care against partisan repeal and sabotage efforts at a press conference at the General Assembly.

Despite Previous Statements, Thom Tillis Votes to Confirm Anti-Health Care Judge Chad Readler

In 2017, Senator Thom Tillis claimed that he supported keeping protections for pre-existing conditions, but last week he voted to give a lifetime appointment to a judge that led the effort to eliminate protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions.

Protect Our Care Announces Health Care Agenda for New Congress

This week, Protect Our Care unveiled their health care agenda for the new Congress. The agenda is detailed in a new report, which calls for bold Congressional action to defend the Affordable Care Act against Republican attacks, strengthen Medicaid and Medicare, lower costs, and enact further protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions.

North Carolinians Call on Republicans to Protect Their Care from Pending Lawsuit

State Sen. Wiley Nickel, Protect Our Care Exec. Dir. Brad Woodhouse, and Local Advocates Join Press Call After Republicans Vote Against Resolution to Intervene in Texas vs. United States Lawsuit and Protect the ACA

Washington Post: Google needs regulation. Republicans are too busy screaming about bias.

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai was taken to task last week in a Congressional hearing demanding answers from the tech giant. The overwhelming issue at hand is, of course, consumer protection and privacy. Unfortunately, this was not the main topic of conversation as Republican lawmakers focused on their party’s internet presence instead of constituents’ needs.

Protect Consumer Privacy

Attorney General Josh Stein has been an ardent supporter of consumer protections throughout his tenure as AG and long before in his law career. We want to encourage him to continue to fight for the rights of consumers, in particular in regards to internet privacy and security.

Google+

It’s not just Facebook who has some major bugs to work out in order to regain consumers trust. Just this month, an article published that Google is having the exact same problems through their Google+ platform.

Reclaim Your Data Today!

It has become impossible to avoid report after report of ways tech companies are violating the privacy of consumers and abusing our data. Google, which controls the most popular search engine, email service, and web browser, is at the top of the list.

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