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Over the weekend, a second courageous woman came out with allegations of sexual assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently under consideration to become the next lifetime appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court. With two accusers, Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, the Senate Judiciary Committee must suspend its confirmation process. Take action! Tell your U.S. Senators to halt hearings on Judge Kavanaugh and call for a full investigation of these allegations. This morning,...
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Felicia Burnett
On September 22, 2018, the Trump Administration posted a proposed new rule changing the definition of who may be considered a “public charge” in the U.S. Earlier this year, the Trump Administration already made some changes regarding how public charge is interpreted abroad. If the rule is ­finalized in its proposed form, this would mark a significant and harmful departure from the current policy. For over a hundred years, the government has recognized that work supports like health care and...
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After a California jury found Monsanto culpable in Dewayne Johnson’s non-Hodgkin's lymphoma last month month, lawsuits against the company swelled from 5,200 to 8,000 . People like Dewayne who were harmed by Roundup will likely see some justice in the months and years ahead, but their suffering could have been avoided if the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had fulfilled its duty to serve the American people. For years, Monsanto has used the playbook of the tobacco and fossil fuel...
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Erica Flock
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Melissa in Pennsylvania about what it is like to find childcare. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . As a single mom of a toddler who was starting over in a small town with very little support, childcare was the biggest hurdle to clear in order to support myself without government assistance. At the time there was assistance, but there was also a waiting list that was years...
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Happy Friday! We're back with this week's list of top actions, and it is robust. As fall and school kick into high gear, so does our work! From telling Congress *no* to more tax breaks for big corporations, to demanding banks stop funding for-profit prison and detention corporations, we've got work to do. On that note: did you know September 26 is National Voter Registration Day? You can take action around that below, too! Thank you, and remember to share this list with friends and family, and...
With everyone’s attention focused on the Supreme Court nomination and the upcoming elections, the U.S. House of Representatives is hoping to sneak through more destructive tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations! Good thing that moms have eyes in the backs of our heads! [1] And we won’t stand for another tax scam benefiting the 1% and paid for by cuts to vital healthcare, nutrition, and education programs. We need investments in our communities and the programs that boost our families and...
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Elyssa Koidin Schmier
Help for North Carolina
The devastation and heartbreak Hurricane Florence has brought to North Carolina is hard to comprehend. Even now as the storm leaves our state, North Carolina families are facing flood waters, struggling to find food and clean water, and anxiously wondering when they can return home. Every single day MomsRising is proud that our more than 42,000 North Carolina members come from all 100 counties and every corner of the state, but today our hearts are breaking with all of those whose lives have...