At Sen. Mikulski's HELP committee hearing "What Women Want: Equal Benefits for Equal Premiums" this fall, we met Peggy Robertson. Peggy is a mother of two young boys, and lives in Colorado with her husband. Her story is shocking, and one that every member of Congress needs to know about.
When Peggy had a doctor-ordered C-section several years ago, her insurance company told her to get sterilized if she wanted to keep her coverage.
Then, her healthy three-year-old son was denied health insurance:
Peggy shared her story with the members of the HELP committee, but we need to make sure that every member of Congress hears her story and takes swift action to pass health insurance reform. Send a message to your members of Congress, and tell them, it's time to deliver.