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La vacuna contra el coronavirus debe salvar vidas, no aumentar ganancias

March 8, 2020
Todos los años me aseguro de que mi hijo reciba la vacuna contra la gripe (influenza/flu) tan pronto como está disponible. La gripe puede ser devastadora para mí porque mi sistema inmunológico es muy débil debido a una enfermedad renal crónica y me siento muy agradecida por los científicos de todo...
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QUICK SIGNATURE for coronavirus testing kits!

March 4, 2020
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) already starting to spread in the United States, it is time for our federal government to take action and release funds ASAP to combat the virus and protect our families and economy. Sign our letter calling on the U.S. Congress and President Trump to pass and allocate emergency funds to combat the coronavirus ASAP.
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Kirkland-Based Moms Leader: Denying Millions the Right to Earn Paid Sick Days and Ability to Access Health Care Makes the Coronavirus Even More Dangerous

March 3, 2020
"As a longtime resident of Kirkland, Washington, which sadly is the epicenter of fast-spreading coronavirus in the United States, I am seeing firsthand how a long, slow national emergency is becoming a dangerous, deadly crisis. Because the U.S. Senate and the Trump administration have been...
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Take #5Actions! Coronavirus, Child care and more

February 28, 2020
As we wrap up February this weekend with Leap Day and head into spring, we can't help but notice all of the conversations regarding the coronavirus. More importantly, we are all concerned with the costs that will place burden on American families of both getting tested and in whatever vaccines Big...
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Quick signature: No monopoly for a coronavirus vaccine!

A coronavirus vaccine should save lives, not boost profits.

February 24, 2020
Every year, I make sure that my son and I get our flu shot as soon as it comes out. With a low-immune system due to chronic kidney disease, the flu can be devastating for me; and I am so grateful for the scientists across the world— and all the taxpayer dollars —that go into creating the flu...
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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Get your “Don’t Gaslight Me” button!

February 17, 2020
We’ve all heard the story about six-year-old George Washington chopping down his father’s cherry tree, and not being able to lie about it. And, of course, Abraham Lincoln was known as “ Honest Abe .” This Presidents’ Day, as we remember previous Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we...
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Maternal Justice Legislative & Policy Updates - January 2020

February 4, 2020
An overview of Maternal Justice-related federal and state policy updates.
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Becoming a Working Stay at Home Mom in New Hampshire

January 30, 2020
“You are so busy, I don’t know how you do it!” If I were good at math I’d tally up and figure out how rich I’d be if I had a nickle for the amount of times in a week I hear this phrase. I am not good at math however. For the past eleven years I have been a stay at home parent, homeschool mom to 1,...
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Big Changes Mean Better Oral Health Care for Thousands of NC Children!

January 29, 2020
We want to share the good news with you! The North Carolina Dental Board has just made changes that will give thousands more NC children access to basic, preventive dental care. Now that’s news that makes us smile! 234 MomsRising members, along with other North Carolinians, recently urged the NC...
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How Medicaid Expansion Improved the Life of Idaho Mother Raising Two Children with Disabilities on Her Own

January 27, 2020
My name is Anita, I’m a single mother to two children with disabilities and work as a caregiver making $13 an hour in an assisted living facility. While I love my job dearly, it hasn’t provided health benefits. Last Wednesday on January 1st, that all changed when I finally got health coverage for the first time in six years through Medicaid.
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