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Voting Rights and Women

08/23/17
When Margie Mueller, 85, went to her local Plymouth, Wis., polling site last Election Day, she was turned away because her driver’s license had expired. She was told she could go to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Sheboygan, Wis., to get a new, valid ID. That wasn’t going to happen; Sheboygan...
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What happened in Durham

08/22/17
Like many people, a week ago I was feeling pretty down about the state of racial justice and just basic humanity in the United States. But then something happened. Sunday In response to the hate and violence displayed in Charlottesville, hundreds of Durhamites came together for a huge vigil on...
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Tell leaders: Make our health care system better, don't sabotage it!

08/22/17
In the deluge of awfulness of the last week, you may have missed this critical story in the news. As threatened, President Trump is trying his best to “let Obamacare implode.” Indeed, through deliberate acts of sabotage, the Trump administration is purposefully driving up health insurance premiums...
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A Dream Deferred

08/21/17
Do you remember Joaquin Luna Jr. ? I do. He was a high school kid living in Texas. His family were undocumented immigrants. He was born in Mexico and brought to the U.S. as an infant. In his senior year he applied to college, only found out that he wasn’t an American on paper. After the Senate’s...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Sara in Nevada

08/21/17
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#MilitaryMonday: Postpartum Depression, Putting the Pieces Back Together

08/21/17
Recently I went to a local Modern Quilt Guild’s meeting. It was a “sit’n’sew” meeting, meaning women can sew together for 5 hours, with no other distractions. Boy, did I love the sound of that, just me, my sewing machine, and new quilting friends. As I sat and listened at the beginning of the...
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Groups Urge Judge to Release Pregnant Black Mother With Medical Complications from Texas County Jail Immediately

08/21/17
Keeping Kandace Washington in jail for months without proper medical care is unacceptable.
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Aimee in Virginia

08/21/17
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Susan in Texas

08/20/17
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Tracy in Texas

08/19/17
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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