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Protest the P2P! Deadline 11:59 pm EST!

There is widespread dissent to what the U.S. government is doing to ME. Others are commenting on the substance of the report. We must counter their voices!

A protest comment can be pasted in the "General Comments" section of the AHRQ form. There is no need to enter anything in the other boxes designed for more formal submissions. Comments can be anonymous.

The rationale behind this action and a sample comment are included in the blog post below.