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Health Care Protections Keep These Kids Alive

July 20, 2017
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...
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MICHIGAN: Come meet Sandy, whose daughter died in the Aurora Shooting

July 20, 2017
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...
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Tell Congress: Don't gut Medicaid!

July 20, 2017
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...
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Tell Congress: Boost Families, Not Fear!

July 20, 2017
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...
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Watch MomsRising's Panel Discussion on Raising Bilingual Kids!

July 20, 2017
For 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 be...
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Moms to Visit Senators Thursday to Urge Support for Quality, Affordable Health Care, Medicaid & Maternity Coverage

July 19, 2017
MomsRising leadership & members will deliver superhero capes to Senators Capito, Collins & Murkowski.
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The Loss of a Mother is Devastating

July 19, 2017
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...
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Fight the opioid crisis -> Tell Congress to protect Medicaid and support paid family & medical leave

July 14, 2017
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...
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