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How to Protect Yourself from Dangerous and Harmful Pesticides Found in Fruits and Vegetables

01/22/18
Conventional farming of many fruits and vegetables often relies on toxic pesticides, like organophosphates, that leave harmful residues on food, drift into neighboring communities and poison farmworkers. Children and pregnant women are especially vulnerable because even low level exposure can...
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Remarks by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner at 2018 Women’s March #PowerToThePolls Rally

01/22/18
Editor's note: MomsRising's CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, delivered a powerful message at the Women's March Anniversary event in Las Vegas this past weekend. Check out the Facebook Live video of her remarks as well as the written remarks below. Hello out there! Everyone is...
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#MilitaryMonday: Hugs first!

01/22/18
“Don’t forget to hug him, squeeze him tightly first, and then lay out the steps to recover. . . I learned that from Lylah. . . Hugs first . . ." - My mother, Lorna, said this to me today after I expressed being overwhelmed with the mess of poor grades that one of my high school children had allowed...
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It’s on! Momentum is growing at the city, county, state and federal levels

01/22/18
On the radio show this week we talk about how people powered positive change is happening right now across the nation—and hear examples of recent wins across the country. We also get the inside scoop on the State of America's Children from the Children’s Defense Fund. *Special guests include:...
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Healthy Food for Kids Isn't a Game: It's the right thing to do!

01/21/18
"Don't play with our kids." Michelle Obama's statement - in response to US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue's declaration last year that he will roll back or delay key elements of the healthy school meal standards - pretty much sums it up. Healthy food for kids isn't a game. It isn’t a...
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MomsRising Statement on the Government Shutdown

01/20/18
Republicans in Congress once again demonstrated their skewed priorities, that they would rather shut down the government than provide protections for DREAMers -- young immigrants who came to this country as children and who contribute greatly to their communities and our country. Congressional...
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Are You Marching Today?

01/20/18
I'm throwing my clothes into a suitcase as I try to get this one last message out to you. I'M HEADING TO THE WOMEN'S MARCH ANNIVERSARY IN LAS VEGAS, and I'm beyond excited! The historic Women's March last year was transformative. It inspired and empowered a whole new generation of women leaders,...
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SIGN OUR LETTER telling GOP Leadership to Do Their Job!

01/20/18
Republicans in the U.S. Congress decided they would rather shut down our government than make a deal that would provide stable funding for health insurance for children and protect DREAMers, immigrant young adults who have grown up in the U.S.! This heartless move puts at risk the health care of...
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Pennsylvania families need CHIP!

01/19/18
I had my son in 2001, while I was in the middle of my junior year of college. Amidst all of the typical worries that a new parent faces, I was also navigating the mechanics of how my little family would cover the costs of our existence. I was working part-time for minimum wage and my son's father,...
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Trump Admin's Discrimination in Health Care "Truly A Disgrace"

01/19/18
Once again, the Trump administration is attacking the health and economic security of America’s families. The Trump administration just announced a move to offer health care providers a license to discriminate by allowing them to deny patients the care they need if the provider -- a doctor, nurse,...
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