Petition in Support of The Breast Cancer Protection Act–Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
A widely circulated message encourages recipients to sign an online petition in support of “The Breast Cancer Protection Act” in the U.S. Congress. It would require insurance companies to cover a minimum of a 48 hour hospital stay for women who have undergone mastectomies. You are linked to Lifeline television for the petition.
According to Lifetime TV, this is true. A petition was circulated by Lifetime in 1996, but the Breast Cancer Protection Act never came to vote. The measure has been reintroduced b y U.S. representative Rosa DeLauro. Their goal is to prevent women from having to leaving the hospital after a mastectomy before they are ready.
For more information:
Click here for the Lifetime TV page