Deja Vu. The last time Congress proposed to decimate Medicaid and insurance protections, National ADAPT came to the rescue. We linked to some of the impressive coverage in this blog. Now they’ve done it again, saved the lives and liberty of millions – again! One tweet said, “In 2017, the cavalry doesn’t ride on horses. … Continue reading National ADAPT Saves Our Lives and Liberty AGAIN!
Disability advocates across the nation are continuing the fight to save Medicaid and preserve our healthcare, our lives and our liberty. Medicaid is the primary funder of home and community based services that provide independence and freedom, preventing older and disabled people from being shoved away in nursing facilities to die. This latest Alert from our friends at … Continue reading Alert From NCIL: Healthcare Vote Expected Next Week: The Fight Is Not Over!
[Editor’s Note: NDY is a member of the Steering Committee of the National Disability Leadership Alliance. The Steering Committee consists of 15 national organizations run by people with disabilities. Below is a press release issued by NDLA in connection with a letter joined by over 200 disability groups opposing Congressional efforts to cut healthcare and … Continue reading NDY in National Disability Leadership Alliance: Opposing Cuts To Vital Healthcare
As many readers are probably aware, news broke last week that Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer had once again pushed the envelope on his decades-long assault on the value and lives of disabled people. In remarks broadcast live, Singer asserted that both government healthcare and private insurance can and should deny and/or limit healthcare to people … Continue reading Denounce Lethal Anti-Disability Healthcare Policy Advocated by Peter Singer (Change.org)