50,000 Strong to Protect Medicare Medicare is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the end of July. Republicans have been fighting against Medicare from the beginning. For the last six years, House Republicans have tried over and over again to pass their disastrous Ryan Plan to end Medicare as we know it. And for the last six years, Democrats have stopped them. Seniors and their families rely on Medicare. We must continue to protect it. Sign your name below to support Medicare. Bonus: Thanks for being a supporter! Let us know your birthday and we’ll send you a surprise.