A pair of advocacy groups have joined together for a national campaign that aims to educate the public on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as hold the legislators accountable who don’t support health care reform.
Leadership from Americans United for Change (AUFC), a progressive advocacy group, and Protect Your Care
(PYC), a health care advocacy group, announced the partnership Friday. The campaign is set to kick off this month and the groups
will work with constituents nationwide. Hubs will be set up in 10 states
that have high ACA enrollment potential, including Illinois, Wisconsin,
Michigan, Texas and Louisiana. Brad Woodhouse, president of AUFC, went
on the offensive when detailing his organization’s role in the
“AUFC will concentrate on rapid response: hunting
down Republicans and making them explain why they won’t help sign people
up and why they want to take people’s benefits away,” Woodhouse said.
“We also want Republicans to explain what they would put in Obamacare’s