Celebs Are Making Their Own Ads For The Affordable Care Act

Last week, the Trump administration announced that they were rolling back advertising for Healthcare.gov, the website where U.S. citizens can sign up for Obamacare. This was apparently an effort to cut costs — $5 million, to be exact — but former Obama officials see it as nothing more than "sabotage," since the sign-up deadline (January 31st) was only days away.

In response to the news, writer Colton Dunn decided to take matters into his own hands. He began making his own ads for Healthcare.gov and posting them on Twitter.
Dunn has been posting a 30-second video every single day, reminding people to sign up for healthcare before they miss the deadline. While the ads may be gone from TV, that doesn't stop everyday citizens from spreading the message on their own.
The videos quickly went viral, so much so that other celebs like Lena Dunham decided to hop aboard the trend.
In true Lena Dunham style, the video is almost NSFW, but her message is necessary: you have a right to healthcare, so make sure you take advantage of it before time runs out. To sign up, go to healthcare.gov before January 31st.

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