The #1 cause of bankruptcy in the US is medical bills.
-American Bankruptcy Institute
The #1 request on GoFundMe is help with medical bills.
More than 26,000 Americans die each year due to lack of health insurance.
– NCBI, 2006
As a double transplant recipient, health care is more than just policy to Ann Marie; it’s a matter of life and death. She believes that healthcare is a human right that should not have a profit motive and she will fight until every American is covered. In addition, it costs us less. This is the foundation upon we reach towards our nation’s guiding principles- life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Ann Marie is a firm believer that abortion is healthcare and women should have complete bodily autonomy. This includes access to the healthcare resources they need for reproductive care. Washington State has set an excellent precedent for viability and Ann Marie would like to see this set as a National standard.