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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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¡Acompáñanos para conocer las noticias más recientes de la expansión de Medicaid en NC!

January 30, 2023
¡La legislatura de Carolina del Norte está de nuevo en sesión y MomsRising/MamásConPoder está de vuelta para decirle a los legisladores que expandan Medicaid! La buena noticia es que este año estamos más cerca que nunca de asegurar que los adultos de bajos ingresos que no tienen seguro tengan la...
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Open Enrollment Celebration

January 30, 2023
We did it! The Biden-Harris Administration recently announced that a record-breaking more than 16.3 million people have selected an Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health plan nationwide during the 2023 Marketplace Open Enrollment Period that ran from November 1, 2022 to January 15, 2023 for...
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Join us to learn the latest on Medicaid expansion for NC!

January 30, 2023
The North Carolina legislature is back in session which means MomsRising is back again to tell lawmakers to expand Medicaid! The good news is that this year we’re closer than ever to making sure low-income uninsured adults get the health coverage they need, so now is the time to make sure you’re...
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Breaking Through: Abortion Care, New Healthcare Coverage Options, Top 10 Policies in 2023, and Fighting Back Against Harmful DisInfo Campaigns

January 26, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover the continued fight for access to abortion care, how organizations like UltraViolet are holding corporations accountable and their top priorities; we also cover the new national health care provisions available to you, including: a permanent option for 12-month...
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Mental health is physical health.

Mental Health is Physical Health

January 19, 2023
We’re in the middle of a profound mental health crisis and it stems from not taking care of our mammal needs and not attending to the stress in our relationships. Psychological needs are physical needs because if we don’t feel psychologically safe, we experience a biological reaction. Our...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022
We are only a few weeks away from the end of the year, but there is still more work to be done in Congress this year. American families need Congress to be focused on the priorities that matter and this week’s 5Actions have several things to do to remind Congress about what’s important. Your voice...
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Tell Congress “prioritize our families now!”

November 18, 2022
There are less than 7 weeks left in the year but WOW does Congress have some work to do! We have created a “to-do” list for Congress to keep them on schedule for delivering important policies for our families, children, and economy by the end of the year.
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Tell Congress to save lives by capping the price of insulin!

November 17, 2022
In August, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, which placed a $35 cap on insulin for people 65 and over and on Medicare. [1] This is a great start! But thanks to Republican politicians doing the bidding of Big Pharma, millions of people with diabetes on private insurance will still have to pay substantially more for insulin—in many cases, more than they can afford.
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Vets deserve full access to reproductive care, including abortion.

November 15, 2022
October 5, 2022 Reproductive and human rights are under attack for everyone in our nation since the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade. This includes reproductive rights for veterans. Veterans have been there for all of us when we needed them most and now it’s time to support...
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