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Our Children Are Crying Out

August 10, 2018
Last weekend in Chicago, 12 people were killed and at least 60 others were injured by guns. Fourteen of these shooting victims were children and teenagers, the youngest an 11-year-old boy who was shot in the leg. Seventeen-year-old Kenny Ivory was shot and killed on Sunday afternoon while riding...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018
We know you are busy with summer vacations and in some parts of the country getting kids back to school, so that’s why we provide the top #5Actions for the week for you to review and take action. This week, we need your help in stopping the spread of 3D guns, protecting SNAP, and preventing even...
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Childhoods Ended by Guns

August 3, 2018
On July 16, 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson was shot and killed in front of her Washington, D.C. home trying to buy ice cream. Makiyah was a rising fifth grader who loved basketball, football, art, and puzzles. She had just opened her front door on her way to the ice cream truck in the courtyard when...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 6, 2018

July 6, 2018
We are SO INSPIRED by the hundreds of thousands (yes! HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS) of people who rallied last weekend all over the country in support of immigrant children and families! Your voices are making a difference! We have already defeated two very bad immigration bills in the last few weeks...
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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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