A GoFundMe campaign is underway for the vet who spoke up at Bernie’s town hall in Nevada the other day.
This is painful to hear. But there are millions of people like John facing an unimaginable burden due to the cost of medical care. This is why we fight for Medicare for All.
Content warning: suicide pic.twitter.com/gtCtNykvqO
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) September 14, 2019
The donation link is here.
Its goal is $150,00 and I’ve been watching it steadily climb, small donation by small donation. Bobi Haley just gave in the most recent donation, of $5, and Linda Ganz, also $5, succinctly commented most recently:
No one should kill themselves because of medical bills.
It’s currently up to over $15,000. After hearing that man’s plea for help I hope that goal is met. Heartstrings pulled.
“Hearing his voice, that was really powerful. It was a wake-up call,” Weigel said. “I know he cares. He’s always cared about veterans.”
People are posting pics too: