John Poe, Republican State Representative Candidate of District 23, is supported by anti-Affordable Care Act groups that put pre-existing condition protections at risk. These groups have fought to repeal the ACA, leaving over a million Michiganders potentially uninsured during a global pandemic.
Poe is supported and funded by the HuckPAC, former Arkansas Republican Governor Mike Huckabee’s PAC. This PAC has actively fought to weaken and repeal the ACA, actions that put those with pre-existing conditions at extreme risk.
He’s also backed by Citizens for Traditional Values Michigan, an organization that pushes conservative extremism, like anti-LGBTQ+, anti-choice, and other harmful rhetoric under the guise of religious freedom. This organization believes in reducing government oversight, and has fought against the ACA since its creation. This organization’s stance on the ACA puts those with pre-existing conditions at extreme risk. Along with its stance on ACA repeal, this organization also puts women’s health at risk by pushing anti-choice legislation, including fighting expanded contraception access.
Overall, John Poe is supported by organizations that push extreme conservative rhetoric that puts the health care of Michiganders at risk. Those that back him are fighting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, putting over a million Michiganders at risk of losing their health care during a global pandemic.