Make History Today -- Sign Our Official Ballot Petition
If you are a registered voter in California, your signature today can stop outrageous health insurance premium increases. Please:
1) Click on this link: www.Justify Rates.org.
2) Follow the instructions to print out the ballot initiative petition on that page.
3) Sign, date and return it to the address provided as soon as you possibly can.
Why is your signature so important?
If we can gather the signatures of 505,000 registered voters, the measure will qualify for the November 2012 ballot and give voters the right to stop price gouging by health insurance companies.
This is a volunteer qualification campaign, so we can only accomplish this big task with your help. At the JustifyRates.org website you can print out, sign, date and return the ballot initiative petition, or request copies of the petition in the mail.
Why is this campaign so important?
The five largest health insurance companies made a combined profit of $11.7 billion in 2010. That was a 17% increase over 2009 profits and a 51% increase over the $7.8 billion made in 2008, according to the California Department of Insurance.
California is one of the few states that does not require health insurance companies to get approval before raising rates.
We wrote this ballot measure for patients like Alison Heath. Alison says, “Since October of 2010 we’ve had premium increases of 46% and on top of that they have increased our co-payments and annual deductibles. We feel like hostages, unwilling to give up our health insurance and frightened to imagine what they’ll try next. They know we are trapped and will try to take whatever they can from us.”
If you want to help Alison and change this outrageous profit structure, join our effort. Please print out, sign, date and return this short ballot initiative petition as soon as you possibly can. We must gather all signatures in just a few short weeks in order to get this measure on the ballot. If we succeed, Californians will have the right to vote to lower their outrageous health insurance premiums.
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