It was dedicated activism that accomplished these measures so that the benefits of living in a modern society can be accessed by millions more people.
Unions also want to use the rallies to again push for "Medicare for all," namely government-run single-payer national health insurance.
On this date in 2013, the first Moral Monday was held in Raleigh, the North Carolina state capital.
Founder of the Henry Street Settlement House in Lower Manhattan, Lillian Wald was born March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati to a family of German Jewish professionals.
If the court majority rules for the four plaintiffs, over 9 million working Americans could lose access to affordable health insurance.
"Since there are not enough nurses to safely staff the current ER, how are we going to provide quality care for more patients in an expanded ER?"
ARA spearheaded protests at offices of Republicanz in Congress who want to turn Medicare into a voucher program and increase the eligibility age.
Ms. Tennant is in a tight race with outgoing Republican Congresswoman Shelly Moore Capito for the seat. The race could be a decisive one in this year's national battle for control of the U.S. Senate.
"While Congress has spent billions on wars and conflicts over the past few years, not enough has been spent to care for service members returning from them."
The somewhat surprising 219-189 vote came as the House debated a bill funding the Justice Department's budget. The measure now heads to the Democratic Senate.