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COVID Vaccines Should Not be Withheld from Pregnant Women

December 10, 2020
Women have spent decades fighting for equal rights. We have made significant strides in many arenas, enacting a variety of social, political, and economic reforms. But one notable exception is the receipt of evidence-based care during pregnancy, when women and their providers are often left in the...
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Make CHIP permanent — before it’s too late

December 10, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court — now with a full slate of justices — has just heard a case to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that the Trump administration supports. In addition to robbing 23 million Americans of health care coverage, eliminating the ACA would threaten a critical and long-term...
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Help spread the word about open enrollment!

December 7, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage our communities, many people are losing their employer sponsored health care coverage just when they need it the most. And because the Trump administration has consistently tried to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) [1], many people are not aware...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, December 4, 2020

December 4, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be an urgent crisis, yet many of the protections passed earlier this year are set to expire at the end of the month. We are calling on the U.S. Senate to immediately pass a relief package now that will benefit everyone in our nation. We also must urge Congress to...
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What's your story on prescription drugs? Read and share!

November 23, 2020
Does your family have a health care story ? Personal experiences are powerful and can make a HUGE difference in helping elected leaders and our communities understand the REAL impact of health care policies on families . READ FAMILIES' STORIES : Prescription drug prices are continuing to rise and...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020
With the election mostly behind us (except in Georgia, more on that in the coming weeks!!) and the holidays approaching, there’s still a lot to be done. Our leading action this week is asking you to share your experience with us about how COVID-19 is impacting your life in order to help push...
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How I Updated My 2020 Holiday Plans

November 19, 2020
In a year turned upside down, the holiday song that goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” feels wrong, almost horrifying. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise and hospital beds continue to fill , we’re doing our part to slow the spread of the virus and keep ourselves, our families, and our...
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Review the Week: A High-5, Healthcare and Buncombe! [Nov. 20, 2020]

November 19, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community had a lot to celebrate this week, from an historic win for women and moms in Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, to ANOTHER municipality passing paid leave. We also remain grounded, providing guidance to keep families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and fighting to...
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You’re invited: CHIP CARING for Kids Act Webinar

November 18, 2020
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard yet another challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — and with it, a threat to the 10 million kids covered by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Thankfully — there are steps that we can take *right now* to protect children’s health. Children’s...
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[VIDEO] Mark in PA shares why health care is important to him

November 17, 2020
MomsRising collects stories from our members all across the U.S. about how health care 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, Mark, in Pennsylvania: Screen Shot 2020-11...
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