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Thu Jun 29, 2017, 07:36 AM

'Sen. Hatch, Don't Kill Us' Health care fight reaches the streets as protesters block traffic in

‘Sen. Hatch, Don’t Kill Us’ — Health care fight reaches the streets as protesters block traffic in downtown Salt Lake


Bonnie Mitchell rolled her wheelchair into the middle of 100 South on Tuesday, waving multiple American stick flags as she charged a Subaru driver blaring his horn and shouting at her.

The driver kept slowly moving forward. So did Mitchell — chanting "my Medicaid matters" — until her wheelchair was touching the car's front bumper.

She did this again and again and again, even facing down a truck that sped around her.

The 65-year-old Mitchell wasn't scared. She just wanted people to pay attention to her pleas against the Senate Republicans' health care bill.

"This chair cost $20,000," said Mitchell, who has an inherited collagen disease that contributed to her paralysis. "There is no way without {coverage} I would be mobile at all right now."

Read more: http://www.sltrib.com/news/5449165-155/sen-hatch-dont-kill-us-

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BigmanPigman Jun 2017 #1

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Thu Jun 29, 2017, 04:15 PM

1. She has more courage and strength in her little finger than the entire GOP combined.

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