Protesters rally to “Save My Healthcare” at Centennial Park


UPDATE: (1 p.m.)

Protesters at a “Save My Healthcare” rally at Centennial Park are now marching to Sen. Corker and Sen. Alexander’s offices.

More than 150 people were at the Wednesday rally to protest Sen. Bob Corker and Sen. Lamar Alexander’s support of doing away with the ACA.

During a short speech, Nashville Vice Mayor David Briley urged protesters to contact Alexander with concerns for the future of affordable healthcare.

Doctors. patients and health advocates also spoke at the rally Wednesday.

This story will be updated.

(12 p.m.)

More than 100 people, including elected officials, doctors and patients, are at Centennial Park Wednesday to rally to save affordable healthcare.

The “Save My Care” tour bus and Tennessee healthcare advocates are protesting Sen. Bob Corker and Sen. Lamar Alexander’s support of doing away with the ACA.

A folk singer diagnosed with Hepatitis C, took to the stage and said the ACA saved his life by being able to afford an FDA approved drug for his Hepatics C.

Nashville Vice Mayor David Briley also took to the stage Wednesday and urged the crowd to reach out to Sen. Alexander about the ACA, because “he is the person, he is the man who can make a difference on this.”

Organizers said the plan would strip more than half a million Tennesseans of their healthcare and protesters are calling on Congressional Republicans to protect access to quality affordable health care.

This story will be updated.

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Protesters rally to “Save My Healthcare” at Centennial Park

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