URGENT ACTIVISM ALERT: Right To Try Bill up for vote this Tuesday!
We need lots of emails and calls!
Posted on: 05/20/2018
The Right To Try Act will allow patients with life threatening illnesses get access to experimental therapies. The bill S. 204 was passed unanimously by the senate. The House will vote on the Senate version of the bill vote this Tuesday, May 22, 2018. IF they approve it, President Trump said he would sign it the same day.
This should be a no-brainer and you would think of course they would pass it, but this is politics and anything can happen. We can help by writing and calling our representatives.
Click HERE to find your Representative and edit the sample letter below, and send it to them AND call them! It is a simple and easy call to make. THEN Tweet about it and Post on Facebook, and ask your friends to do the same!
Sample Letter and Phone Script
Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms XXXXXXX:
I am writing to request that you vote in favor of S.204, the "Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017"
As a [Brain Tumor Patient (or a Parent of, Friend of, Caregiver to)], the current system has failed me and I need easy access to experimental therapies. I understand the risks - which are the same as entering a phase 2 trial, and am willing to take this risk.
For more details on the topic, go to: https://virtualtrials.com/righttotry.cfm
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