“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
If you haven’t been following the plight of 9/11 First Responders to have their medical bills covered, now is a good time to educate yourself about what is happening. It’s not often I get political on GirlmeetsGeek, but this is an issue that affects how we are viewed as a country and one that ultimately could cost our heroes, their lives. I don’t believe that we should stand quietly when basic human rights are at stake. The moment we allow big insurance to choose who lives and dies, we all lose. This has been happening for far too long.
“Workers who were involved in the response to the World Trade Center attack will not have their cancer treatments compensated under a program set up after September 11, according to a controversial decision released Tuesday by the World Trade Center Health Program.” (Follow the CNN article here)
Want to make a difference? Consider writing your local senator: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm