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Health Care: How to Contact Your Representatives

By Dr. Jeff Mirus (bio - articles - email) | Mar 19, 2010

Some users have asked for further information on how to contact their representatives in Congress to express their views on health care reform. The Senate version of the health care reform bill permits the funding of abortion, and it does not protect conscience rights. With a vote pending in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Senate bill, this is a vital time to communicate.

Several organizations make it easy to contact your representatives by providing automated email notifications along with web-based systems that determine who your representatives are and how to contact them based on your address. These organizations also provide form letters for sending emails and talking points for phone calls, depending on the recommended response method.

Two such organizations that I have used in the past are:

Jeffrey Mirus holds a Ph.D. in intellectual history from Princeton University. A co-founder of Christendom College, he also pioneered Catholic Internet services. He is the founder of Trinity Communications and See full bio.

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