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Here are 5 actions that you can take right now from wherever you are to keep the #WomensMarch going.

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Health Care Protections Keep These Kids Alive

Posted July 20, 2017 by Jamie Davis Smith

The latest attempt by Congressional Republicans to dismantle Medicaid and other medical care protections for millions of Americans is dead for now, but the fight is not over. Americans across the country, of all races, every income level, and varying levels of health are faced with a proposal to repeal Obamacare protections without replacing them [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

MICHIGAN: Come meet Sandy, whose daughter died in the Aurora Shooting

Posted July 20, 2017 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Today marks the 5-year anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. During that needless act of violence, twelve lives were lost, including Jessica Ghawi. Since that time, Jessi’s mom, Sandy Phillips, has established Jessi’s Message to support and advocate for a safer America by reducing gun violence. On Tuesday, [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

Tell Congress: Don't gut Medicaid!

Posted July 20, 2017 by Felicia Willems

Take action!Watching the health care news this week is enough to give you whiplash! Even though it appears efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and gut our nation’s cherished Medicaid program have failed, there are STILL plans to take a vote next week to gut health care protections and repeal the ACA without [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Tell Congress: Boost Families, Not Fear!

Posted July 20, 2017 by Xochitl Oseguera

Take action!The wall. The wall. It’s all we heard about from candidate Trump… and now from President Trump. In fact, now that he’s president, he’s putting his ineffective and xenophobic rhetoric into action by proposing $1.6 billion ($1.6 billion!) for his ridiculous wall on the Southern border - all while proposing enormous cuts to programs [...]

Posted Under: immigration

Watch MomsRising's Panel Discussion on Raising Bilingual Kids!

Posted July 20, 2017 by Nina Perez

Facebook Live EventFor many of us, our language is intimately tied to our culture, how we connect with our loved ones, and how we navigate our communities. But what does it mean to parent multilingual kids?  Whether you’re trying to navigate the ins and outs of raising a bilingual kid, aren’t sure if you should [...]

Moms to Visit Senators Thursday to Urge Support for Quality, Affordable Health Care, Medicaid & Maternity Coverage

Posted July 19, 2017 by MomsRising

With our nation’s health care hanging in the balance, on Thursday morning MomsRising members will deliver superhero capes to U.S Senators Shelley Moore Capito, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski for standing up for women, children and families by opposing the dangerous proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without replacing it. The capes are [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

The Loss of a Mother is Devastating

Posted July 19, 2017 by SMFM

By: Erika Werner, MD On average, two to three women die each day in the United States during childbirth or shortly thereafter. As Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) physicians, we often cannot speak openly about individual tragedies because we want to respect confidentiality and privacy, but do not mistake this silence for a desire for these stories [...]

Fight the opioid crisis -> Tell Congress to protect Medicaid and support paid family & medical leave

Posted July 14, 2017 by Ruth Martin

Take action!I’m from wild and wonderful West Virginia. It’s a state known for its rugged, natural beauty. Unfortunately, it’s also known for being one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis.  I know that solving the opioid crisis is not an easy fix. I also know that right now there are two things [...]