Here is How You Can Help Stop the Repeal of Obamacare

Here is How You Can Help Stop the Repeal of Obamacare

Piss off Trump, start dialing!

Piss off Trump, start dialing!

Text: Ian David Monroe

Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, in favor of Trump's proposed American Health Care Act of 2017. You shouldn't want that—experts don't want that.

While lamenting to social media about the ineptitude of our current administration does provide a sense of relief, it doesn't address the immediate problem: Obamacare is only 216 votes away from no longer existing; 23 million people are at risk of losing health insurance.

To put the odds into perspective, there are 237 Republicans in the House. All Democrats have said they will vote against the repeal. Fortunately, hope is not lost. There are 26 GOP members that are still undecided, meaning if 22 of them vote against repealing Obamacare, the American Health Care Act of 2017 doesn't stand a chance.

Below is a list of those undecided lawmakers, and the numbers for their offices. Find the ones from your state, call them, and tell them to vote NO to repealing Obamacare. It wouldn't hurt to ask them to vote against AHCA also, considering it will leave 24 million or so Americans without health insurance. You'll notice that's a million more than if they just got rid of Obamacare—because that's just how poorly structured AHCA is.

The odds of keeping Obamacare intact might seem impossibly low, but the effort it takes to do your small part is less than closing out of this article and opening up your Instagram. Start dialing.

If you're representative isn't listed below, you can download a supremely helpful app called 5 Calls, which streamlines the calling process by providing a number based on your location. It further provides a script in case you're a little phone shy. Download it for free here.

Rep. Mark Amodei (NV) (202)-225-6155

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA) (202)-225-3536

Rep. Andy Biggs (AZ) (202)-225-2635

Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK) (202)-225-2211

Rep. Ken Buck (CO) (202)-225-4676

Rep. Ryan Costello (PA) (202)-225-4315

Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL) (202)-225-2778

Rep. Charlie Dent (PA) (202)-225-6411

Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL) (202)-225-2706

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN) (202)-225-6831

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL) (202)-225-4211

Rep. Daniel Donovan (NY) (202)-225-3371

Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC) (202)-225-5301

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX) (202)-225-3035

Rep. Paul A. Gosar (AZ) (202) -225-2315

Rep. Walter B. Jones (NC) (202)-225-3415

Rep. Steve King (IA) (202)-225-4426

Rep. Darrin LaHood (IL) (202)-225-9249

Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ) (202)-225-6572

Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA) (202)-225-2011

Rep. Steve Pearce (NM) (202)-225-2365

Rep. Scott Perry (PA) (202)-225-5836

Rep. Peter J. Roskam (IL) (202)-225-4561

Rep. Dan Webster (FL) (202)-225-1002

Rep. Ted Yoho (FL) (202)-225-5744

Rep. David Young (IA) (202)-225-5476

Note: there are currently five empty seats in the House.

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