Photo by Asheville Daily Planet
***UPDATE*** August 1, 2009
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Health Care Is Not a Right [video]
The Public Option Deception [video]
Uninsured in America [video]
The Truth About Canada [video]
LTE: Government Monopoly
Tim Peck | Asheville Citizen-Times | June 29, 2009
The truth is that the government, with its hands already in your pocket, competing with counterparts the private sector is the antithesis of competition.
"HEALTH CARE REFORM RALLY" MEDIA COVERAGE
Health care rally and meeting with Rep. Shuler
Asheville Citizen-Times | June 23, 2009
Local grassroots organization WNC for Change will host a public protest rally for health care reform at Pritchard Park at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Rally for health care reform seeks inclusion of single-payer option
Asheville Citizen-Times | June 27, 2009
WNC for Change staged a public rally for health care reform 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Pritchard Park. About 300 people attended.
Hundreds rally for health care reform
Asheville Citizen-Times | June 28, 2009
Earlier Saturday, an estimated 300 people attended a health care reform rally at Pritchard Park in downtown Asheville organized by WNC for Change.
Photos for AC-T by Leslie Boyd
PHOTO CREDIT: LESLIE BOYD, LBOYD@CITIZEN-TIMES.COM
Boyd covers the story for AC-T and also participates.
Pushing the issue into everyday conversations
Asheville Citizen-Times | June 30, 2009
On Saturday, the local grass-roots organization WNC for Change hosted a rally for health care reform at Pritchard Park that drew more than 300 people. But that's just the beginning of their efforts and those of other groups, as the national debate over health care takes center stage in the Obama White House and Congress.
300 rally in support of health care reform
Asheville Daily Planet | 30 June 2009
The final speaker, Leslie Boyd, a social issues and religion reporter for the Asheville Citizen-Times, spoke of the poor heath care her son Michael received in Savannah, Ga., where he lived, eventually resulting in his death.
WLOS News 13 coverage [video]
A local grassroots organization rallied for healthcare reform in downtown Asheville Saturday morning. It came fresh off the heels of President Barack Obama's "Prescription for American Healthcare" public forum. "WNC For Change" hosted the event at Pritchard Park, where a large group of people turned out. Folks from all walks of life came together to deliver the message of the need for single-payer healthcare.