Joe Courtney

Rally Against Repealing Affordable Care Act Draws More Than 1,000 To Hartford

Rally Against Repealing Affordable Care Act Draws More Than 1,000 To Hartford

Jonathan Miller stood before more than a thousand people rallying at the Capitol against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and told them how it had saved his life.

"If you want to work through the Affordable Care Act and dismantle this ... I want you to hear this from the bottom of my scarred, diseased lung. You will not hurt families — you will ruin families. You will kill people," Miller said. " The consequences will be fatal."

Miller, a Meriden resident, was one of three speakers who shared their personal experiences of the Affordable Care Act at a rally on Sunday afternoon held by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, and Reps....

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