Southeast Michigan 9.12 Project continues to express concern and indignation over the government health care take over. The Southeast Michigan 9.12 Project is a non-partisan, non-profit organization of concerned citizens.
Saturday, January 16, from noon until 2 p.m., local families will gather in a peaceful, family event to demonstrate opposition to federally mandated government health care. Doctors, lawyers and neighbors are expected to gather. Local citizens are invited to meet on Big Beaver at the Somerset Mall, in Troy. Organizers expect thousands to participate.
Ninth District Congress candidate Rocky Raczkowski describes the Saturday rally as, "....a health care freedom 'tea party' protesting Obama-Reid-Pelosi-Peters' efforts to pass a government takeover of our health care. Government intrusion must stop in 2010."
In a press release entitled, "Listen Up Congress," patriots who oppose the the take over of 1/6th of the economy are asked to take time Saturday to show up on Big Beaver, with their children, families and friends. "This one size fits all bill that is laden with pork, and is being forced upon the citizens of the United States does not remedy the problem," states Stephen Ross, of Southeast Michigan 9.12 Project.
"There are other alternatives," says Ross. "Congress and the President have refused to consider those alternatives all during the 2009, and now are recklessly deconstructing the best health care system in the world.
"We are asking everyone to come as a family. We are asking everyone to ask their friends to come, and then to ask their friend’s friends to come. Come and learn more." Those attending are asked to park in the parking deck and gather peacefully on Big Beaver near Coolidge. Participants are reminded that children will be present and invited to bring family-friendly signs. Further information is available via email.