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Press Release

Tell Congress to Make Health Care Reform Work for People With HIV/AIDS!

June 19, 2009

Health care reform is moving fast through Congress, and provisions are at risk that would protect people living with HIV and AIDS, as well as those living with HIV/viral hepatitis coinfection. Opponents are citing high costs, but the reality is that 50% of people living with HIV and AIDS in the U.S. do not have regular health care!

Health care is a human right, and a critical investment for healthy families, a healthy work force and a healthy economy. Your help is vital NOW to ensure Senate committees keep key components of the legislation that protect people living with HIV and AIDS.

How you can help: CALL your two U.S. Senators in their Washington, DC office. Ask to speak to the staff person who handles HIV and health care issues. You might get their voicemail, or you might speak to them in person. Either way, tell them:

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