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There are so many compelling, interesting stories published on the MomsRising blog every week. Below is a selection of posts we especially hope you didn't miss! Check them out; we'd love to hear which were your favorites in the comments below. Thanks!

KristinRoweFinkbeiner#RADIO this week! - Creating Change! From music to legislation to social media and more

From gun violence in America and updates on the goings on of Congress to the campaign that led to Marissa Alexander being released from prison and FairVote with Krist Novoselic of the band Nirvana, there's an awesome lineup of topics and speakers on this episode of the radio show.

Special guests included:
  • Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety in America, @MomsDemand
  • Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives  @NacyPelosi
  • Esther Armah, Political commentator for MSNBC, international journalist, playwright, creator of Emotional Justice Unplugged, and national best-selling author @Estherarmah
  • Krist Noveselic, Musician, and Co-Founder of the band Nirvana, and chair of FairVote @FairVote
  • @RisersCoffeeCup, The coffee cup at the right hand of @MomsRising, Tweeting the inside scoop and commenting on the shows. Moms caffeinated for justice! #Risers (@RisersCoffeeCup)

*You can also listen to this show, and all future shows, via podcast on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537

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RuthMartinTAKE ACTION: Go time for paid family leave

Ruth Martin writes about the impact of the FAMILY Act, which includes maternity and paternity leave.

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ValerieYoungThe FAMILY Act – Stitching Up a Hole in the Safety Net

In this post, Valerie Young also highlights the importance of the FAMILY Act and her thoughts on the new bill.

Check it out here.

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LaetitiaMailhesGMO in our kids’ apples? No thank you, USDA!

Laetitia Mailhes is fired up about genetically-engineered apples and urges community members to get their voices heard.

Find out more here.

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KatyFarber10 Tips for Non-Toxic Pregnancy

Katy Farber, a facilitator of the trending tweet chat #EcoTipTue, gives her advice on having a non-toxic pregnancy.

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JenniferWhiteTeens who #GetCovered = Bright Futures

Jennifer White addresses heath care reform and what it means for the Young Invincibles.

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