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Essence Magazine Honors Patrisse Cullors with ‘Woke Award’ Last Weekend

July 6, 2017
Cullors Is a Senior Fellow at MomsRising Dedicated to Addressing the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis in the US
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Repealing Affordable Care Act Would Jeopardize African Americans’ Health Coverage Gains

July 5, 2017
While running for President, Donald Trump asked African Americans, “What do you have to lose by trying something new like Trump?” As it turns out, one answer is health insurance. The likelihood of having health coverage shouldn’t vary by a person’s race or ethnicity. The Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
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Stand Up and Protect the Basic Human Right to Health Care

July 5, 2017
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness . Every July 4 th Americans come together to celebrate the promise of our Declaration of...
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Send a letter to your local newspaper & protect health care!

June 30, 2017
It’s working! Your calls, letters, signatures, stories, visits and loud, outraged voices are helping to slow down (and hopefully stop!) the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and massive cuts to Medicaid! U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was trying to rush his terrible, horrible, no good...
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Take action on health care over July 4th Recess!

June 30, 2017
Your calls, letters, signatures, stories, visits and loud, outraged voices are helping to slow down (and hopefully stop!) the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and massive cuts to Medicaid! U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was trying to rush his terrible, horrible, no good ‘health care...
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NY Times Shames Single Parents, Here’s Why They’re Wrong

June 29, 2017
This piece originally appeared in the Daily Kos . As if single parents didn’t have enough shame heaped on them, the New York Times decided to pile on. On Wednesday, columnist David Leonhardt wrote : "People who follow the success sequence first receive at least a high school degree, then get a job...
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MomsRising Members in Arizona and Colorado Share their Health Care Stories

June 27, 2017
Many thanks to Tucson- and Denver-area MomsRising members for sharing their stories on health care and SNAP with Senator John McCain and Senator Cory Gardner respectively. Stories are powerful and they are essential. Share your own healthcare story here: http://action.momsrising.org/survey/...
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CBO Score Confirms: U.S. Senate Health Bill Would Devastate Children, Moms, Families and Our Economy

June 27, 2017
The score released by the Congressional Budget Office this afternoon confirms what was already painfully and unmistakably clear: The U.S. Senate health bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, is cruel, heartless, and would be a giant step backward for this country. It’s no wonder Republican...
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Summer Road Trip, MomsRising Style!

June 27, 2017
This week, MomsRising staff members and volunteers from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia have been joining together at different Senate offices across the three states to raise their voices and fight for health care. This trip has been inspiring. At every stop, powerful stories were shared...
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Not on our watch! Tell US Senate: Don’t take healthcare away from 22 million people!

June 27, 2017
Heartless. Yesterday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their analysis of the U.S. Senate Republican’s health care bill and confirmed what was already painfully and unmistakably clear: This bill is cruel, would be a giant step backward for this country, and would take...
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