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Member Spotlight: Robyn Boyles on The Importance of Filing Taxes by May 17th!

May 13, 2021
Monday, May 17th is the last day to file your taxes for the 2020 tax year! We spoke with Colorado MomsRising member and mother to a five-month-old Robyn Boyles on her story and why filing her taxes this year was so important to receive critical benefits that help support her family. Robyn and her...
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Seven Years of Lyme

May 13, 2021
The Journey Over the past 7 years I've seen: 5 primary care doctors, 2 neurologists, 5 OB-gyn, 1 gastroenterologist, 2 urologists, 1 allergist, 5 dermatologists, 5 ER doctors, 3 functional medicine doctors, 1 ophthalmologist, 1 naturopath, 4 physical therapists, 7 acupuncturists, and 2 craniosacral...
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Spread the word this Tax Day: Tax the rich!

May 13, 2021
Tax Day is this Monday (May 17th). I know… it really crept up on me too! This is the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word about our values, our concerns, and what our families really, truly need: a tax code that supports families, women, and communities of color, NOT the super wealthy and...
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What questions do you have about the COVID-19 vaccines?

May 11, 2021
We have GREAT NEWS! The Biden Administration recently announced the launch of Vaccines.gov which is a central place where people all across the country can look to find where to get their COVID-19 vaccination. Also, as soon as this Thursday, children ages 12-15 are expected to be able to receive...
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ICYMI: May The 4th, Mother's Day, Action of the Week and More!

May 10, 2021
What went on in the MomsRising community last week? Lots! Take a look at the new and notable for the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021. ACTION OF THE WEEK: Tell Congress to Lower Drug Prices Americans should not pay three times more for medicines than people in other countries do. There are...
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Gun ownership will not make Asian Americans safer

May 5, 2021
The March 16 Atlanta mass shooting killed 8 people, 6 of whom were women of Asian American descent. That was followed by the Indianapolis shooting in April, where 4 of the 8 victims were members of the Sikh community. These recent shootings happened in the context of surging anti-Asian hate crimes...
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In a Time of Uncertainty, Let Us Commit to Keeping Our Kids Safe this Mother’s Day

May 5, 2021
Being a single mother is tough. Doing the same job during a global pandemic has been nothing short of a seemingly impossible task that managed to get completed with each passing day. In March of 2020, as I was packing my luggage to make one of my many usual trips to Washington, D.C. for my work as...
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Rates of Breast Cancer in Women Veterans Provoke Questions

May 5, 2021
My name is Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, and I am a public health professional whose research focuses on the well-being of military-connected women. Long before I became an academic, I was a Marine Corps Military Police Officer. I served from 2002-2012 in garrison commands, overseas in Iraq, and...
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