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#5Actions of the Week: June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018
June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and all of us at MomsRising are excited to celebrate—and we also recognize how much work we still have to do to reach full LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, etc) equality in our country. This Pride Month, let’s remember that policies that impact people...
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Tell the ATF: Ban Bump Stocks Now!

June 14, 2018
The ATF is accepting comments on the bump stock ban – we need your voice! Submit a comment now in support of the proposed bump stock reclassification and ban.
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#5Actions of the Week: June 11, 2018

June 8, 2018
Can you believe it's already June? Kids are getting out of school, temperatures are heating up, and hopefully you'll have some time to relax and recharge a bit! To make taking action as easy as possible, we're once again packaging our most urgent campaigns of the past week into one easy #5Actions...
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June is Gun Violence Awareness Month - Take Action!

June 4, 2018
June is National Gun Violence Awareness Month, and here at MomsRising, we are looking for AWARENESS + ACTION! Every mom, dad, grandparent and family member can make a solid, verifiable difference in the fight for gun safety in their own community. How? By doing what Janine, Scott, and Dian did...
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#5Actions of the Week: June 4, 2018

June 1, 2018
Today's a big day, as MomsRising joins partners in hosting a National Day of Action for Children in cities across the nation. We are at a critical point in history: We are horrified to share that it is now official US immigration policy to routinely and intentionally separate children from their...
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#5Actions of the Week: May 27, 2018

May 25, 2018
We're back with our latest #5Actions list of our most important campaigns this week. One of our top actions this week is urging the U.S. Congress to protect SNAP (food stamps). A study found that over 1:4 veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan struggle with food insecurity [1]. Shocking on...
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#5Actions of the Week: May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018
This week, we find our hearts broken again, this time for the victims of the shooting at Santa Fe High School, their loved ones and their community. It is not even summer and already there have been 22 shootings at schools in our country this year. One school shooting would be horrifying; 22 is...
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America’s Leaders Must Face Catastrophe of 22 School Shootings and Take Action Now

May 18, 2018
It is not even summer and already there have been 22 shootings at schools in our country this year. One school shooting would be horrifying; 22 is catastrophic and absolutely unacceptable. Our children deserve better than growing up in fear that they will be shot at the place they go to learn. Ten...
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Honoring Birmingham’s Great Children’s Crusade Which Changed Our Nation

May 11, 2018
“Daddy,” the boy said, “I don't want to disobey you, but I have made my pledge. If you try to keep me home, I will sneak off. If you think I deserve to be punished for that, I'll just have to take the punishment. For, you see, I'm not doing this only because I want to be free. I...
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A Letter to My Son's Killer

May 10, 2018
In 2009, Isaida's son, Samuel, was murdered. He was shot to death at the age of nineteen. Our country needs common-sense gun policy reform to keep guns out of dangerous hands. We also need culture change so guns are not the first thing people reach for to solve their problems -- guns are never the answer.
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