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#DoNoHarm: Equality Texas Opposes Graham-Cassidy
Posted on September 25, 2017 at 5:32 pm
Equality Texas opposes any attempt to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) which would disproportionately impact LGBTQ people and harm millions. For LGBTQ adults, 65 percent have preexisting conditions, and a staggering 4 in 10 low-income LGBTQ people are on Medicaid. Plain and simple, Graham-Cassidy would cut federal funding for HIV testing and vital transgender healthcare, jeopardizing the lives of so many people within the LGBTQ community.
We, along with 115 organizations, strongly urge the members of the Senate to reject provisions such as those contained in the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal. Read the letter from LGBTQ groups to the Senate Finance Committee opposing the Graham Cassidy proposal sent up this morning.