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We're talking Presidential Accountability tonight during our #KeepMarching telephone town hall!

June 22, 2017
We are so excited to hop on the phone with you tonight, 9 PM EST / 6 PM PST , for MomsRising’s #KeepMarching telephone town hall meeting on Presidential accountability, when we'll cover the nuts and bolts of impeachment , how special counsels and independent commissions work, and the current...
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SuperMom MacKenzie Nicholson testifies before Congress on the importance of paid leave

June 22, 2017
Good afternoon everyone, and thank you to Congresswoman Frankel and the Democratic Women’s Working Group for inviting me to speak today. My name is MacKenzie, I’m a proud MomsRising member from, New Hampshire. I’m a mother of two – a four-year-old son (whose birthday is today!) and a five-month-old...
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Take action!

Mothers should not die giving birth. We need lawmakers on every level of government to step up. Take Action Now!

June 21, 2017
Kyira Dixon Johnson was excited to give birth to her second son, she was in good health with no pre-existing conditions. On April 12, 2016 at 12:30pm at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA , she delivered a healthy baby boy and spent the next two few hours bonding with her new baby ...
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Back us up on Capitol Hill with a quick healthcare call!

June 20, 2017
What’s that sound? It’s the sound of moms, dads, and little kids storming Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with your healthcare stories and our super powers! Moms from around the country are in D.C. right now, with their little kids dressed as superheroes, delivering your messages directly to the U...
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#ProtectOurCare: Because My 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Life Depends On Medicaid

June 21, 2017
When a child is born ill or with disabilities, there is love, but there is also fear. Fear of what will happen during the endless medical procedures, what kind life the child might live, how life will be different than what was imagined and fear of paying for it all. When my daughter Claire was...
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#5Actions for Week of June 19!

June 19, 2017
Summer is in full swing and things are heating up! From presidential accountability, to healthcare, to maternal health.... we need YOUR superhero action powers this week to help make our nation a place where all families can thrive. And you don't need Wonder Woman’s golden lasso or magical...
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Medicaid and SNAP do wonders for our families!

June 19, 2017
At MomsRising we love a success story! Medicaid and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or food stamps) are effective and efficient in boosting our families’ health and nutrition, while at the same time lifting millions of families out of poverty and strengthening our economy. Now that’...
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Moms Group Calls Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles, Pregnant Mom of Four Suffering a Mental Health Crisis, an ‘Unacceptable Tragedy’

June 19, 2017
Yesterday, Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles, a black 30-year-old mother of four having a mental health emergency, in front of “several children.” According to the Seattle Times , Lyles had a history of mental health struggles and was three months pregnant with her fifth child...
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