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?
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: