Tired of Toxics? We need you NOW!
For years now, we've been working to get dangerous chemicals out of children's products. Now our voices are being heard -- and things are heating up in Washington, DC!
In case you've been a little busy with juggling work, laundry, and a hectic schedule this week, here is the scoop:
*Following the momentum we built passing state laws in Maryland, Connecticut, Washington, Minnesota and Wisconsin; a federal bill banning BPA has emerged with a real chance in the U.S. Senate.
*After more than a year of organizing from moms and allies, the Safe Chemicals Act has finally been introduced. This bill would completely overhaul the way we regulate toxic chemicals in this country - requiring chemicals to be proven safe before they go on the market.
MomsRising is ramping up our work on these two *HOT* federal bills that have the potential to keep our kids safe from toxic chemicals. But to do this, we need your help raising $10,000 in the next ten days.
What's the plan?
Last week, people across America sent tens of thousands of messages to Congress urging them to support these important bills and protect kids from toxic chemicals. With your contribution, we will be able to build on this momentum by generating a groundswell of citizen action--through emails, phone calls, petitions, in-person visits, and more -- calling on Congress to stand up for families, not chemical industry lobbyists, and get this reform done now. And we'll make sure Congress can't ignore us by organizing volunteers in key states to don their MomsRising supermom t-shirts and personally deliver these petitions to their members of Congress.
We need to raise a total of $10,000 in the next ten days to counter a massive campaign from well-funded industry lobbyists who are ramping up their opposition to this important change.