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Join the Human Chain Against Chained CPI

Join the Human Chain Against Chained CPI

Be part of a “Human Chain Against the Chained CPI” on Tuesday—a national day of action to protest proposed cuts to Social Security, veterans' and other federal benefits. The so-called "Chained" CPI proposal would reduce cost-of-living adjustments and prevent benefits from keeping up with inflation. "Chained" CPI has been masquerading as a technical fix, but really it's just a benefit cut.

Human chains around congressional offices, federal buildings and other sites are scheduled for more than three dozen cities across the nation. A number of U.S. senators and representatives will join the human chains at several locations. Find an event near you. 

You also can join the events through Facebook, and invite your friends to do the same.

A study by Social Security Works shows that under chained CPI, someone retiring at age 65 would lose nearly $5,000 in Social Security benefits by age 75. By age 85, that person would lose almost $14,000. If he or she lived until 95, the loss would be more than $28,000.

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