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Lying to My Daughter

July 24, 2015
My daughter has feared police for a long time. Every time a cop would drive past or pull alongside us at a stop light she would get panicky. I would shake my head and dismissively ask her what was wrong. Her response was always that the police scared her; mine was that she was doing nothing wrong...
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“I’m going to light you up!”

July 24, 2015
Sandra Bland shouldn’t be dead. No mother should have to fear a loved one is harmed at the hands of those charged with protection. The pattern of racial profiling and police brutality in our nation must end. * Join us in calling for Attorney General Lynch to investigate the death of Sandra Bland...
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Not too late to Save our Food Choices!

July 22, 2015
Dear other Moms who want to know what we are feeding our children, ourselves and our families: I am reaching out as a member of MomsRising.org to encourage everyone to pick up the phone NOW to help stop this horrible pre-emptive measure that prohibits the democratic process and would make it...
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The Minimum Wage hasn't been raised for 6 years! Let's change that!

July 20, 2015
It's been six years since the U.S. Congress raised the federal minimum wage. Six years since hard-working moms and dads have seen a raise on their $15,080/year salary. It's time for moms to change this!
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RSVP: FREE family fun event at Hattiesburg, MS Zoo on July 25th!

July 17, 2015
You’re invited to our celebration in Hattiesburg! RSVP by clicking this link to join MomsRising volunteers and friends on July 25th, 10:30 am at the Hattiesburg Zoo to thank Mayor DuPree and City Council members for for their leadership on children’s health in Mississippi! The event is free (a...
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New York Moms Move Mountains!

July 17, 2015
Moms made history in New York last week. After years and months of urging by a committed group of women, Governor Cuomo appointed a special prosecutor for police killing of civilians last week. No mother should have to fear losing a loved one at the hands of those charged with protecting them. And...
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Today's the day! Statewide Day of Action for Medicaid Expansion!

July 16, 2015
“But you said you would!” I hear it from my son all. the. time. He holds me to each and every little commitment—whether or not I even recall making it :) It’s important to keep your word. It’s especially important when you’re the leader of a state with 500,000 uninsured adults. Today, MomsRising is...
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Michigan Moms: RSVP To a Meeting with Senator Stabenow

July 16, 2015
Can you join me and other moms from the Detroit area for a meeting with Senator Stabenow and her staff on July 22nd?
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