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Re: [IP] More info from ADA on S1955 We need to act NOW!!!

On 5/10/06, The Kubicka Family <email @ redacted> wrote:
>  Vote is expected to be late tomorrow.  Please take a few minutes to call.
> Senate switchboard is
>  1-800-828-0498 just tell them which state you're from and they'll connect
> you to  your senator's office.  You can leave a message tonight stating your
> concerns or call tomorrow to talk to a staff person.  If Elliot can get so
> many votes on American Idol, surely we can make as many phone calls to
> preserve our insurance coverage.
> Melissa

Call NOW!!!   I did and at least got a positive from one Senators
office.  CALL and voice your opinion.  Don't risk the coverage you
might have.

> -------Original Message-------
> Please call  Senators today and say:
> *  You are a constituent, voter, and a Diabetes Advocate;
> *  You oppose S.1955 because even Senator Enzi's Manager's Amendment,
> released this week, fails to preserve state laws that protect people with
> diabetes;
> *  You oppose S.1955 because it permits discrimination by diagnosis in many
> states, perhaps 20% of the states;
> *  You want your Senator to oppose S. 1955 and preserve current diabetes
> coverage laws because they work!*
> *  Then, as always, drop us a line at email @ redacted and tell us
> that you made the phone call.
> This is probably the biggest issues we've faced as Advocates.  It's very
> important to take a few minutes and call both of your Senators' offices.
> They have to hear from us if we're going to stop S.1955 and preserve
> protections for people with diabetes.  Please don't wait.  Make your calls
> today!
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