Episode FOUR of the Your Story Our Fight® podcast welcomes Peter Morley, a lupus patient, patient advocate and healthcare activist
When Peter Morley fell off a ladder, he had no idea that his spinal injury would reveal lurking kidney cancer. He’s turned this tragedy, along with even more dire health issues, into purpose, passion, and power. A regular on Capitol Hill, Peter delivers healthcare stories to members of Congress in support of the Affordable Care Act and other vital healthcare programs.
Peter Morley: Trump is creating stress for millions of people who take hydroxychloroquine. He’s never once mentioned the lupus community; he’s never assured us that we’ll be able to get the dosages we need. The media doesn’t ask him about this, either.
Today, 18-year-old Zach and his dad talk about how to get broader points of view on the podcast. To that end, they reach out to former congressman and presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke, to hear how Texas’s approach to COVID-19 is going. Andy and Beto chat about how people’s own experiences dictate their views on the crisis. Then Peter Morley, an advocate for people with chronic illnesses, shares his lens on the crisis. And we hear from fan-favorite, Andy’s mom/Zach’s Nana, who has a special Mother’s Day message.
The Dworkin Report Scott speaks with patient advocate Peter Morley, who is a lupus patient taking the drug that Donald Trump is selling to the public at large as a coronavirus medication without any scientific data whatsoever, for which he was recently featured in Rolling Stone magazine. Morley is literally Read more…
Center for American Progress Action Fund: 10 Years of the Affordable Care Act, With Patient Advocate Peter Morley
By Daniella Gibbs Léger, Ed Chung, Chris Ford, Dwayne Greene, and Adam Peck March 19, 2020, 10:41 am On March 23, Obamacare—officially the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—celebrates 10 years as a law in the United States. This week, Ed and Daniella discuss some of the ways that the ACA has affected and saved lives, and the effort Read more…
In this week’s episode, I have the honor of speaking with one of my personal hero’s Peter Morley. Peter is an amazing human being and someone I’m truly grateful to call friend. Peter has battled cancer, lives in chronic pain and faces many other health challenges. He’s devoted his life to fighting to protect our health care. He regularly travels to Washington DC in order to testify before congress or meet with Senators and Congressmen/women to advocate for Healthcare.
Scott talks with healthcare activist Peter Morley about the start of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act on healthcare.gov today. Best known as Obamacare, the law’s provisions protecting people with “pre-existing conditions” from being dropped by private insurance companies are under constant attack from Republicans in Congress, the White Read more…