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Review the Week: 5 Can't Miss Posts [July 3, 2020]

July 3, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020
July 4th weekend is here, the official start of a summer unlike any other for many, and just four months away from the November election. JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS. The clock is ticking and your voice, your action, your attention is needed more than ever. So for the #5Actions this week, we urge you...
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MomsRising COVID-19 Urgent Relief Priorities

July 2, 2020
MomsRising Logo Text Horiz Red.jpg All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than...
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Graph showing the U.S. vs EU coronavirus curve

Quick signature: Tell Trump & Pence we need testing, masks, and the ACA!

June 30, 2020
Infuriating. Baffling. Outrageous. I’m running out of words to describe the gross disregard the Trump Administration has had for human lives and the mind-boggling mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis. Just in the past week alone, in the middle of a pandemic—when millions are losing their health...
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Justice for Breonna Taylor

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020
This week we are continuing the urgent mobilization for Black lives. It has been over 100 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department, and none of the officers responsible have been arrested or charged for her death. Scroll down to demand justice for...
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Medicaid Saved Her Life, and She Wants Everyone to Have Access to Healthcare Too

June 16, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health policies are impacting families. Here is a powerful story about the need to make sure everyone has access to quality, affordable health care from a MomsRising volunteer in Florida. ---- Five years ago I developed...
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Review the Week: Can't Miss Posts

June 11, 2020
ICYMI: Here are a few of the rising, favorite and important posts from the MomsRising community for the week ending June 12, 2020. Jump in — like, share and leave a comment. Enjoy! 1. BLOG: Quick Signature: Justice for Breonna Taylor! Demand that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fire and charge with...
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Let's Pass Single-Payer and End Medical Bankruptcy Now

May 28, 2020
Forced into medical bankruptcy by her husband's medical bills in 2009, the author says that the COVID-19 pandemic creates an opening to finally pass single-payer healthcare.
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Tell the Senate: Tax cuts for working families, not millionaires!

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020
Greetings. We hope your week has gone as well as possible, and you'll have some time to relax and recharge this weekend. We're sharing our latest list of top actions from the past week, featuring important items on taxes, healthcare, and SNAP. You can also sign up to mail postcards encouraging moms...
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If her sister had access to health insurance, she may still be with us.

May 20, 2020
"My sister developed cervical cancer in 2007. She went months without telling anyone or getting it checked out because she and her husband had no health insurance. By the time she sought treatment, when her husband realized what was going on, it was rather large and she required extensive radiation 5 days per week for 6 weeks.
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