Sen. Kerry: Stand with us to protect the most vulnerable in our society!
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Sen John Kerry

Sen. Kerry: Stand with us to protect the most vulnerable in our society!

    1. Jesse Jaeger
    2. Petition by

      Jesse Jaeger

      Lynn, MA

Unitarian Universalist Congregations all over the Commonwealth of Massachusetts serve those most at risk in some way. We see first hand the impact that the economic down turn has had on people in our community. We see the increased numbers standing in line at our food pantries and soup kitchens, we see more individuals and families looking for housing assistance and we see more people in our homeless shelters.
We ask you to stand with us in love with those most at risk and use your position on the Super Committee to ensure we do not balance our budgets on their backs. Stand with us & Stand strong: Demand shared responsibility. Protect Medicaid and Medicare; don't shift costs to states and the seniors, people living with disabilities and children who rely on these programs.

Recent signatures


    1. Vigil at Kerry's Office Tonight

      Jesse Jaeger
      Petition Organizer

      Join other signers of this petition tonight at one of John Kerry's Massachusetts offices tonight. We will be gathering in Springfield and Boston at 5pm at the following addresses:

      One Bowdoin Square
      Tenth Floor
      Boston, MA 02114
      (617) 565-8519

      Springfield Federal Building
      1550 Main Street
      4th Floor
      Springfield, MA 01103-1427
      (413) 785-4610

      If you cannot join us call one of the phone numbers and tell Kerry's staff you stand in love with those who are holding the vigil outside their offices. See you tonight!


    2. Reached 100 signatures
    3. Vigil at Senator Kerry's Office

      Jesse Jaeger
      Petition Organizer

      Follow up your petition to Sen. Kerry by joining us at his offices October 26th at 5pm. We will be holding vigils at both is Boston Office and his Springfield Office. Follow link to find location ( We will be calling on Sen. Kerry to Stand with us in Love by protecting those most vulnerable in our communities from budget cuts.

      We will also bring a list of those who signed this petition with us to a meeting being held with Sen Kerry's staff just prior to the vigil. So please sign.


    Reasons for signing

    • Janet Komada LAKEWOOD, OH
      • over 2 years ago

      Tax the rich, cut military budget but keep your thieving hands off my social Security, Medicare and Medicaid!!!

    • pat westwater-jong BOLTON, MA
      • over 2 years ago

      I want my country to treat people with respect, to ensure that the richest among us pay their fair share and that nobody goes hungry or without health care. I retire in a few years and will depend upon Social Security and Medicare - please do not cut one cent from these programs which need more funding, not less. thank you.

    • marilyn campbell LEXINGTON, MA
      • over 2 years ago

      We need to let Senator Kerry know that he represents people who share his values of caring for and standing with all, regardless of our place in society.

    • Peter H Smith NEWTON, MA
      • over 2 years ago

      The vulnerable in our society need to ne protected by the rest of us. Children, seniors, handicapped and others do no have the resources to take care of themselves.

      • over 2 years ago

      How can we say that we are meeting our Constitutional mandate to "promote the general welfare" when so many proposed cuts hurt the most needy and vulnerable among us? Please act to protect those who are dependent on government programs for their well-being.


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