Grassroots Activists to Rally Outside Nelson’s Offices in Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Myers and West Palm Beach Today

September 23, 2013

Protest Against Sen. Nelson’s Continued Support of ObamaCare

TALLAHASSEE—Grassroots activists will protest today outside of Senator Bill Nelson’s offices in Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Myers and West Palm Beach. The protest will highlight Senator Nelson’s continued support of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare.

“Senator Nelson continues to voice support for ObamaCare despite the fact that a majority of Americans believe it will make our health care system worse while causing health care costs to increase,” commented Slade O’Brien, the Florida State Director of Americans for Prosperity.

O’Brien continued, “Senator Nelson doesn’t have to worry about the increased costs and decreased services that result from ObamaCare because he will get to keep his current, first-class, taxpayer-funded insurance plan. Regular Floridians are the ones that will be hurt since they are still required to abide by this terrible law.  If Congress gets to be exempt from ObamaCare, all Floridians should be exempted!”

Today’s protests follow the recent launch of JustExempt.me, a website where citizens can sign a petition to Congress asking that, since Congress has been exempted from ObamaCare, they be exempted too.

PROTEST LOCATIONS:

ORLANDO

12 to 1:00 pm

Landmark Two, 225 East Robinson Street, Orlando, FL 32801

 

FT. MYERS

12 to 1:00 pm

Justice Center Annex Building, 2000 Main Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901

 

WEST PALM BEACH

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

413 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

TAMPA

5:00 to 6:00 pm

Sam Gibbons Federal Court House, 801 N. Florida Ave., Tampa FL 33602

  

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