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RESIST DAY #69: What You Can Do Today

Resistance in your community, across the country, and around the globe

Common Dreams staff

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

  • Get on board to back the new push for a Medicare-for-All
    With Sen. Bernie Sanders set to release new legislation to established a national 'Medicare for All' system in the U.S., you can let your elected lawmakers (and your friends and neighbors) know that you support a healthcare care system that leaves nobody out and lets everyone in.

  • Tell your lawmaker you support all means necessary to #Filibuster and #StopGorsuch
    After Senate Democrats indicated they are willing to filibuster the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, they need your help urging them to hold the line on that effort.


What You Can Be Doing Everyday 



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