Petition to Help Disabled Miners and Widows

The Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, has been attacked by some members of Congress, who say they will repeal Obamacare.  The Act contained two important changes which helped coal miners and widows win black lung benefits claims.

  1. Lifetime benefits to widows of miners disabled by black lung.

  2. Fifteen-year presumption - a miner who worked 15 or more years and who has a disabling breathing impairment is presumed to have black lung and disability due to black lung.

If the Act is completely repealed, the parts of Obamacare that help miners and widows win black lung benefits will also be repealed. 

Please sign the petition below to protect disabled miners and widows

Sign the petition!

Members of Congress and President-elect Trump -- DO NOT repeal the part of the Affordable Care Act that helps disabled coal miners and widows. 

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