Hundreds of Nurses Stage Die-In in Front of Speaker Pelosi’s San Francisco Office

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On Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in an interview that she is “not a big fan of Medicare for All” despite strong support for the proposal among the majority of her caucus, three-quarters of Democratic voters, and two leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of nurses and activists took to the streets of San Francisco to demand that Speaker Pelosi fight for the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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chris whitley
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chris whitley

Well that answers what medical community thinks of the program.

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I became an RN because I wanted to help people (retired now), & I expect that most nurses feel the same way. A persons insurance coverage, or lack of it, never made any difference in the care given. It’s not like there’s a level of nursing care for people with better insurance & minimal care for someone on Medicaid, thankfully, because if a patient needs something, bandages changed, repositioning, bathing, medications, they need it. It’s not like you’re going to leave somebody in a dirty linens because they don’t have insurance so you just change them weekly or something. I’m… Read more »
chris whitley
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I know a few nurses and actually have a step daughter that worked her way up from CNA to RN. Kinda proud of the girl. Having just recently spent a week in the hospital from surgery I fully appreciate the struggles that nurses face. And my roommate had public assistance and he got everything I did. So yes, I do believe in supporting the nurses. They work hard. I personally don’t think I could do it. Thank you for being there.