The place I feel most at home is when I have health insurance. I really don’t care how I get it, whether it’s on film, or television or waiting tables, you know?
Well, you know my number one cause has always been that women’s reproductive health needs to be protected.
Since 1994, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have considered it politically risky to offer a plan to fix America’s broken health care system. The American public, though, has paid the price for this silence as health care costs skyrocketed, millions went uninsured, and millions more grappled with financial insecurity and hardship.
Like it or not, in the end, it’s one’s body. It’s literally what carries you through life. There’s a reason for the saying, ‘If you have your health, you have everything,’ and it’s true. Old age, disease – these are the great equalizers.
Unfortunately, we are still in an age where individuals may be discriminated against because of health conditions.