There were about nine different independent groups gathered, some with 20 or 30 people, at busy intersections holding signs directed at the Trump administration.
Bice, 62, recently retired after about 35 years in the health care system.
"I know what's about to happen," Bice said as he held a sign reading, "Trumpcare. Bad. Sick. Sad. Loser."
Many of the protesters want the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, to be tweaked and improved upon. But they are worried about the Republican-led plan currently proposed in
"I think we gave the message that we think the Affordable Care Act should be kept and repaired,"
Another woman in the same group as Rubin hoisted a sign reading, "Trumpcare kills seniors."
"Offering a tax credit on the back end, when a lot of people can't afford to pay for coverage up front is an issue," Porter said.
Nearby, wearing one of the so-called "pussyhats" that were made for the women's marches in January,
"If they move to block grants, there are so many people like him who will lose care," Dilley said. Her son lives in a facility with caretakers, and she's worried about what would happen to him if federal funds were slashed. She said her mission was to urge
Earlier during the weekend, a coalition led by labor, faith and community groups called Hear Our Voice scheduled a candlelight vigil at
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