National Conference Call for State Health Care Justice Leaders
hosted by the
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)

July 11, 2017

The battle for health care justice is a political battle

  • Inside the Senate – Abigail Duggan, Office of US Sen. Sherrod Brown (OH), @SenSHerrodBrown


  • Voting rights: We can’t get health care justice without stopping voter suppression across the country – Rudy Mehrbani, Senior Counsel, Democracy Program at Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, @brennancenter

Trump’s “Fraud” Commission: A Tool for Voter Suppression? (Brennan Center)
The Trump Administration Is Planning an Unprecedented Attack on Voting Rights (The Nation, by Ari Berman, 6/30/17)

Summer of Resistance

  • National: Emma Einhorn, Washington Coordinator, @MoveOn,

House/Senate ‘repeal and replace’ plans mean murder (This is not just rhetoric.) – Carol Paris, MD, President, Physicians for a National Health Program, @PNHP

“The Relationships of Health Insurance and Mortality: Is Lack of Health Insurance Deadly?” (The Annals of Internal Medicine, by David Himmelstein and Steffi Woolhandler, 6/26/17)

Health care intersections

Roundup of recent Supreme Court decisions – What do they mean for justice struggles? – Daniel Goldberg, Legal Director, Alliance for Justice, @AFJustice