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Equal Access to Abortion is Long Overdue: 40 Years of the Hyde Amendment

September 30, 2016
“ The Hyde Amendment is designed to deprive poor and minority women of the constitutional right to choose abortion.” – Justice Thurgood Marshall September 30th marks 40 years of the Hyde Amendment, the federal policy that denies access to abortion to millions who rely on government-funded health...
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Your voice needed! Help 500K uninsured North Carolinians get health coverage.

August 20, 2015
“The health and economic security of more than 120,000 low-wage parents is at risk in the insurance coverage gap due to politics surrounding Medicaid expansion.” ~ Laila A. Bell, Director of Research and Data at NC Child It’s common sense: When families have parents who are insured, the entire...
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Join us to ask Governor McCrory #WheresThePlan for Medicaid expansion!

July 14, 2015
500,000. That’s how many hard-working uninsured North Carolinians are waiting for Governor McCrory to use money already available to make affordable health coverage available through expanding Medicaid. They shouldn’t have to wait any longer. On Thursday, July 16th, MomsRising and our statewide...
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You're Invited: Speak out for health coverage expansion in NC!

March 19, 2015
Something big is happening in Raleigh on Tuesday—healthcare supporters from across the state will be coming together to speak out for health coverage expansion in North Carolina! We'll be joining with our state partners for the event and we hope you can come, too! NC lawmakers had the opportunity...
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Quick signature: Tell NC lawmakers to extend health coverage to uninsured North Carolinians!

May 26, 2015
Lives are on the line, but Governor McCrory and our state lawmakers are playing politics while time is running out for some North Carolinians. Tragically, it’s estimated that over 1,000 North Carolinians will die each year as a result of not having health insurance. Under the Affordable Care Act,...
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500K in NC left out of coverage in Medicaid reform?!

September 22, 2015
I’m baffled. Why do our NC legislators keep passing up an opportunity that would be a great win for our state? Multiple research reports show that extending Medicaid to low-income uninsured adults in North Carolina would be a win-win-win for the people, economy, and communities across our state...
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What determines YOUR happiness?

September 27, 2016
“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but your thoughts about it.” ― Eckhart Tolle , A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose Last week my teen son and I were getting along smashingly. He was affectionate, appreciative, communicative and practicing good self-care. But...
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Put On Some Music and Dance!

September 22, 2016
Dance is my bestfriend. Dance has not only taught me how to be patient with myself and my body, but it has also taught me how to be patient with others. Movement for me brings peace of mind and spirit. It helps me deal with situations without using words. I was introduced to dance at a very young...
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Beware of a sense of urgency

September 20, 2016
When I was thirty and working as a media relations director, my therapist — a wise soul who coached me on stress management and how to understand the connection between my thoughts and my mood- – stopped me dead in my tracks one day with the words, “Beware of a sense of urgency.” My initial...
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#MilitaryMonday: Helping Kids Get the Foods They Need To Grow Up Healthy and Strong

September 19, 2016
Important and small changes need to be made to TRICARE so all military kids can get the medical care and food they need!
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