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Quick Action—Make a call for health care NOW!

June 15, 2017
Today my car almost ran out of gas. So I coasted into the gas station & tried pumping gas, balancing by bouncing around on my one unbroken foot, only to learn that gas hoses can be cranky and throw off your balance in a big way. There were all women at the gas pumps today. All moms. So we had 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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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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Repealing Affordable Care Act Would Have ‘Created a Crisis for Our Country’

July 18, 2017
With breaking news that there aren’t enough votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act in the U.S. Senate at this time, the moms, dads, parents and caregivers of America celebrate. Now, instead of working to build support for yet another measure that would take health insurance away from tens of...
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#ProtectOurCare Why Medicaid matters for my son's life

July 17, 2017
Below is the story submitted by PA MomsRising member Devalina I'd like to share a personal story of how the new proposed Senate Bill (BCRA) would directly affect my family and hurt others in the Bleeding Disorders Community. Our son Zeke, was born with a chronic illness called Hemophilia last March...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Angela from Westminster, CO

July 17, 2017
The current Medicaid program offers essential resources for low-income women and their children, including screenings for postpartum depression, and check-ups. These benefits help babies surivive and mothers thrive. Anything less than these offerings is both shockingly cruel and counterproductive...
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Medicaid is crucial to maternal health

July 17, 2017
We need you. The revised version of the U.S. Senate Republican’s horribly destructive health care bill included an amendment (offered by U.S. Senators Cruz and Lee) that makes it even worse by allowing insurers to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s coverage requirements if they offer at least one...
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Raise Your Voice This Week! #5Actions

July 14, 2017
Even though it's summer, we can't take a break from speaking out on important issues that matter to parents and families -- like healthcare, gun safety, and net neutrality. We resist, and we persist. Guess what? It's working! Voices like yours have successfully stalled the very-bad Senate...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Erin from Chicago, IL

July 14, 2017
American's healthcare system has utilized Medicaid since 1965. In recent times, it has transitioned from an insurance benefit for Americans getting financial assistance to a much larger group, including pregnant women, persons with disabilities and low-income families. Medicaid is currently under...
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