September 2, 2009, nationwide, moveon.org demonstrated in support of the Obama health care plan. A candlelight vigil in support of Obama health care was staged in front of Congressman Ken Calvert’s (R) office Riverside, CA office.
September 4, 2009, constituents and opponents of the Obama health care plan, which covers illegal aliens, rallied and visited Congressman Ken Calvert’s staff, to counteract the moveon.org demonstration. Calvert opposes the government health care plan.
In the photo above, constituents met with Congressman Ken Calvert’s staff to express opposition to Obama’s health care plan - as well as deliver an information packet and petition. In addition, Raymond Herrera, at left, advocated for slain Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, killed in action on July 23, 2009, Campo, CA by illegal border crossers.
Constituents individually expressed their stance opposing the government health care plan to Congressman Calvert’s staff member. In addition to opposition to Obama health care, Herrera, at left called for securing the border, in the name of slain Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas.
According to the Congressional Research Office, illegal aliens will be covered:
Watch a video on Congress Ken Calvert’s website – speaking before congress in opposition to HR 3200
Ralllying in opposition to Obama health care – lots of thumbs up and horn-honks in agreement!
PETITION TABLE – a petition addressed to Congressman Ken Calvert – expressing strong opposition to Obama health care – was available for signature as well as a Stop Obama Care flyer. A steady stream of constituents and passersby signed the petition. Below, a truck driver and constituent, parked his rig, and very enthusiastically signed the petition – which we hand-carried to Congressman Calvert’s office.
We offered a drive-up service – passersby could sign the petition from the convenience of their vehicle