“Victory for the American People!” exclaims House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi. The Supreme Court just announced their decision to uphold the entire healthcare law. This landmark law expands coverage to more than 30 million people and eliminates the worst insurance company abuses for those already with coverage. For more on the Supreme Court decision, visit Democracy Now.
Despite contention, many progressives feel that the Affordable Care Act is a step in the right direction towards a more humane health care system. As Michael Moore suggests, take a break from rallying tonight and celebrate. Then wake up tomorrow and continue to advocate for single-payer universal health care. Learn how Vermont laid the groundwork for a single-payer health care system in their state.