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MomsRising Calls on Lawmakers to Close the Black Women’s Wage Gap

July 31, 2017
Today, July 31, is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day – a day that marks how long Black women have to work in 2017 to catch up to what White, non-Hispanic men were paid, on average, in 2016. Black women in our country experience an appalling wage gap. It took almost 19 months, going into July of 2017, for...
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Sign our Thank You card to U.S. Senators who stood up for health care!

July 28, 2017
WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late last night! Never doubt that your voice, your stories, and your phone calls, can make a difference. It does. Last night's health care vote is the proof. **We want to take a moment to say something important to you...
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Join us at Our Lives on the Line!

July 28, 2017
WE WON! Health care was just saved in an extremely close vote in the U.S. Senate late last night! Never doubt that your voice, your stories, and your phone calls, can make a difference. It does. Last night's health care vote is the proof. While we won an important battle in the fight for millions...
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Medicaid gives my son a chance to hear and be heard #ProtectOurCare

July 27, 2017
Below is the story submitted by PA MomsRising member Jill Cammarata My son Anthony was born with profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss—which means he has been completely deaf from birth—in 2014. I had a totally healthy pregnancy and natural delivery, and by all accounts Anthony was a...
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Don’t give up on health care! Contact Congress (again) now!

July 27, 2017
The health care insanity continues! In good news, in no small part due to people like you making phone calls, the U.S. Senate Republicans have yet to get enough votes to repeal health care for tens of millions of people. In bad news, they’re still trying to take away health care. *Can you call...
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Vote happening TODAY! Tell your U.S. Senator to "Vote no!"

July 25, 2017
This is absolutely insane! U.S. Senate Republican leadership announced late yesterday that they’ll be voting on a Motion to Proceed to take health care away from millions of people TODAY—and we don’t actually know what will be in the bill that they’re voting on! Is this any way to deal with our...
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Human Needs Report: ACA repeal vote this week, FY18 budget and spending work, and more

July 24, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on the Senate’s latest efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the House FY18 budget blueprint, House and Senate spending work, and efforts to repeal a new consumer financial protection rule.
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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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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 Anne in Alaska

July 12, 2017
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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