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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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Take Action for Net Neutrality!

July 12, 2017
An open internet is essential to protecting freedoms we hold dear: our ability to innovate, speak our mind, connect, and hear diverse voices and opinions. All of that is at risk. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to roll back 2015 rules that require internet service providers (ISPs...
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Tell Congress: No tax cuts for wealthy corporations!

July 12, 2017
It’s a good thing moms are excellent multi-taskers because while we are out fighting to protect our families’ access to health care, President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress are busy writing a tax plan that will hand out massive tax breaks to millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy...
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Tell Congress to Stop Picking on Our Most Vulnerable Children!

July 10, 2017
It is unfathomable to me that week after week I must continue to defend the Medicaid program that for more than 50 years has protected the health and well-being of tens of millions of America’s most vulnerable . We know many of the 37 million children enrolled in Medicaid today are from poor or low...
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Stand Up and Protect the Basic Human Right to Health Care

July 5, 2017
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness . Every July 4 th Americans come together to celebrate the promise of our Declaration of...
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Prayers for a More Just Nation

June 26, 2017
Might it be that this land with all of its richness, with all of its opportunity for true greatness, its opportunity to present itself before the world as what a nation ought to be, might not be sowing the seeds of its very destruction in abandonment of its children? -Dr. Gardner Taylor, Pastor...
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Saving Medicaid – An Urgent SOS

June 19, 2017
This is an urgent SOS. Right now Republican Senators are working behind closed doors on their own version of the terrible American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives in early May that would rip away health coverage from 23 million people. They plan to vote on a Senate...
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RSVP for MomsRising superhero event on Capitol Hill in D.C.—June 21st!

June 16, 2017
We are sounding the alarm! We need your mom superhero powers—stat! A storm is brewing on Capitol Hill and we need to stand up for Medicaid and SNAP! It’s clear that many of our leaders are unaware of how many families turn to these programs to keep their families afloat. We want YOU (and your...
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#5Actions for Week of June 12!

June 12, 2017
Happy Monday! We have some emergency actions for you this week, including a special one to protect healthcare by demanding transparency from the Republicans in the U.S. Senate on what’s they’re actually proposing with healthcare. The clock is ticking. Rumor is that they may try to pass a very bad...
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Human Needs Report: Senate health care bill moves, FY18 budget and spending work, $15 minimum wage bill and more

June 12, 2017
Read the Coalition on Human Needs' latest Human Needs Report for articles on the Senate health care bill, budget and spending work, efforts to gut consumer protections, a $15 minimum wage bill, and more.
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