Healthcare protesters visit Burr’s office

Protesters chant and sing outside of Sen. Richard Burr’s local office on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in support of the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare.

Healthcare protesters visit Burr’s office
December 22
03:55 2016

Photo by Todd Luck

Sen. Richard Burr is among the Republican lawmakers who’ve sworn to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA). Currently 20 million Americans purchase their health insurance through the ACA, usually with the help of tax subsidies that greatly lower their premiums. The law also ended the practice of denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions. Republicans are expected to start repeal efforts in January, which President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to sign into law, with plans to replace it later. The protest was one of many mobilized around the country by

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