Historical entertainment planned for joint celebration of three Southwest Arkansas milestone anniversaries
On Tuesday, the Committee to Protect AR Families filed paperwork to protect Arkansans from nursing home abuse. Specifically, the committee will lead the fight to disqualify and/or defeat the misguided attempt to amend the state’s constitution, led by the so-called “Health Care Access for Arkansans” committee. This amendment will not only take away a constitutional right but also place an arbitrary $250,000 value on all human life and will impact not just nursing home residents, but all of our family members including our parents, wives, husbands, children and grandchildren.Deaver is a long-time advocate for better care in nursing homes and president of the Arkansas Advocates for Nursing Home Residents. Jegley has experience in field campaign work.
The Committee to Protect AR Families was launched by Martha Deaver and Adam Jegley and is expected to expand to include numerous other concerned Arkansas residents.
Statement from Martha Deaver:
This proposed amendment is an attempt by special interest lobbyists and corporate nursing home owner Michael Morton to protect his bottom line at the expense of our family members who are trusted into their care. For many years I have fought each and everyday to give nursing home residents and their families the peace of mind that their loved ones will be given the highest quality of care available. Furthermore, this is an attack on our justice system and will protect the people who neglect our elderly family members.
Mike Pence is enough to make me wish Donald Trump a long life.
They really are deplorables these stupid sheep-like people drinking the Trump look-aid.
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