Your browser may block some cookies by default. By clicking, you agree to allow our advertising partners to place their cookies and serve you more relevant ads. Visit our privacy policy page to view our privacy policy or opt-out.
iStock-667825028-1519401163168.jpg
Source: iStock

People Are Sharing Their Pre-Existing Conditions To Protest Trumpcare On Twitter

By Mark Pygas

Trump has never been too shy on the fact he wants to completely dismantle Obama's legacy in the Affordable Healthcare Act by completely tearing it down. As it stands, the vote is in the Senate for a bill that isn't really much of anything besides a complete repeal, it leaves very few options for people who live off the AHCA and need it for daily medicine. 

Yesterday, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill proposed by President Donald Trump and the GOP, narrowly made it through Congress. If approved by the Senate, the bill would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. 

When the bill was first voted on in March, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that it would result in 24 million more Americans losing insurance within a decade. This is partly because the bill greatly expands the list of pre-existing conditions that can impact someone's ability to receive insurance coverage. The list includes domestic violence and sexual assault

And now, in an attempt to convince Senators to vote against the bill, those that would be affected are taking to Twitter to share their stories. These get real and hit home for a lot of people. It's a tough read so brace yourself as many people shared just how much it means to be listed as a pre-existing condition. For many it's the difference between life and death: