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SuperMom MacKenzie Nicholson testifies before Congress on the importance of paid leave

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...'s picture

Moms to U.S. Senate Republicans: Stop Attacking Our Families

If there was a contest for the worst health care bill, the U.S. Senate Republicans’ bill, released this morning, would win it. It’s out of touch, out of line with our nation’s priorities, and damaging to our families and economy. It’s unconscionable. The bill released this morning would plunge tens...
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#Justice4Kyira Means Justice for Black Mothers Everywhere

Kyira Dixon Johnson’s story is one of the thousands, if not millions, of black mothers who have died because of the history of an inadequate health care system in this country. She is one of too many black mothers who have died due to this country’s legacy of structural racism. Kyira Johnson,...
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SIGN: Protect Medicaid, Vote NO on the Healthcare Bill

We have bad news to share and an URGENT need for you to take action ASAP to help save health care. Here’s the bad news: If there was a contest for the worst health care bill, the U.S. Senate Republicans’ bill, released this morning, would win it. It’s out of touch, out of line with our nation’s...
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We're talking Presidential Accountability tonight during our #KeepMarching telephone town hall!

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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#ProtectOurCare: Because My 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Life Depends On Medicaid

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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Take action!

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

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!

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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Saving Medicaid – An Urgent SOS

This is an urgent SOS. Right now Republican Senators are working behind closed doors on their own version of the terrible American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives in early May that would rip away health coverage from 23 million people. They plan to vote on a Senate...
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Moms Group Calls Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles, Pregnant Mom of Four Suffering a Mental Health Crisis, an ‘Unacceptable Tragedy’

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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