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Concerned that Bart Stupak and his anti-choice coalition in the House will derail health insurance reform?  Yeah, me too.  Is our collective concern worth more than $831?  Of course it is.

Two days and change after announcing her candidacy, the pro-choice, pro-healthcare reform candidate, Connie Saltonstall, has raised a mere $831. Think Stupak's running scared yet?

As reported by the Huffington Post

On Monday, Saltonstall, a former teacher who lost a state representative race in 2008, announced her intentions to challenge Stupak, who has represented Michigan's First Congressional District since 1993.

Saltonstall has spoken out against Stupak for his anti-abortion views, which have repeatedly obstructed progress on health care reform.

He "has a right to his personal, religious views, but to deprive his constituents of needed health care reform because of those views is reprehensible," Saltonstall said in a statement.

I haven't posted here since the election, but I felt compelled to jump on this afternoon with this simple plea:

C'mon, team.  Send Stupak a message.  Contribute to his challenger:

http://www.actblue.com/...

Originally posted to Texas Fish on Wed Mar 10, 2010 at 03:52 PM PST.

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