Karla Thomas

Erie County is not a particularly healthy county, with issues across the board. Those problems can be even worse for certain segments of the community, particularly people of color, and many of them are reluctant to come forward and seek health care.

Chris Caya

A small protest was staged Friday in downtown Buffalo where protestors rallied against a plan to abolish the Affordable Care Act.

The event took place outside the Federal Building at 130 South Elmwood.

Protestors expressed concern about the impact that a Republican-sponsored plan in the U.S. Senate would have on low-income families and workers. The warned that proposed changes could put about 20 million Americans in danger.