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Medicaid is crucial to maternal health

July 17, 2017
We need you. The revised version of the U.S. Senate Republican’s horribly destructive health care bill included an amendment (offered by U.S. Senators Cruz and Lee) that makes it even worse by allowing insurers to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s coverage requirements if they offer at least one...
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Raise Your Voice This Week! #5Actions

July 14, 2017
Even though it's summer, we can't take a break from speaking out on important issues that matter to parents and families -- like healthcare, gun safety, and net neutrality. We resist, and we persist. Guess what? It's working! Voices like yours have successfully stalled the very-bad Senate...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Erin from Chicago, IL

July 14, 2017
American's healthcare system has utilized Medicaid since 1965. In recent times, it has transitioned from an insurance benefit for Americans getting financial assistance to a much larger group, including pregnant women, persons with disabilities and low-income families. Medicaid is currently under...
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Fight the opioid crisis -> Tell Congress to protect Medicaid and support paid family & medical leave

July 14, 2017
I’m from wild and wonderful West Virginia. It’s a state known for its rugged, natural beauty. Unfortunately, it’s also known for being one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis . I know that solving the opioid crisis is not an easy fix. I also know that right now there are two things...
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What You Can Do to Help Save Health Care, Whether You Have Democratic or Republican Senators

July 13, 2017
No one who is healthy wants to believe they will get sick. No one expects to get cancer, or renal failure, or into a car accident. No one tries to become the victim of a heart attack, or a terrorist attack, mental illness. No one believes that they will become addicted, or that their baby will be...
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Updated Senate Health Bill Still a ‘Disgrace,’ Would Be ‘Devastating for Moms, Children, and Families’

July 13, 2017
The moms of America urge every U.S. Senator to vote ‘no’ on gutting our nation’s health care. The revised U.S. Senate Republican health care bill is just as much of a disgrace as its failed first draft. If passed, the Better Care Reconciliation Act would be devastating for moms, children, families...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Anne in Alaska

July 12, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Julia in Ohio!

July 12, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Kyla in Ohio!

July 12, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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Tell Congress: No tax cuts for wealthy corporations!

July 12, 2017
It’s a good thing moms are excellent multi-taskers because while we are out fighting to protect our families’ access to health care, President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress are busy writing a tax plan that will hand out massive tax breaks to millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy...
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