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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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Prayers for a More Just Nation

June 26, 2017
Might it be that this land with all of its richness, with all of its opportunity for true greatness, its opportunity to present itself before the world as what a nation ought to be, might not be sowing the seeds of its very destruction in abandonment of its children? -Dr. Gardner Taylor, Pastor...
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Protect Our Care!

June 26, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover the GOP effort to gut healthcare and what you can do about it; who voted what way and why in the election; how our policies need to change to mirror our population; and breastfeeding controversies. Along the way we cover tips and tactics for building a better...
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SIGN: Protect Medicaid, Vote NO on the Healthcare Bill

June 22, 2017
We have bad news to share and an URGENT need for you to take action ASAP to help save health care. Here’s the bad news: If there was a contest for the worst health care bill, the U.S. Senate Republicans’ bill, released this morning, would win it. It’s out of touch, out of line with our nation’s...
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#Justice4Kyira Means Justice for Black Mothers Everywhere

June 22, 2017
Kyira Dixon Johnson’s story is one of the thousands, if not millions, of black mothers who have died because of the history of an inadequate health care system in this country. She is one of too many black mothers who have died due to this country’s legacy of structural racism. Kyira Johnson,...
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Moms to U.S. Senate Republicans: Stop Attacking Our Families

June 22, 2017
If there was a contest for the worst health care bill, the U.S. Senate Republicans’ bill, released this morning, would win it. It’s out of touch, out of line with our nation’s priorities, and damaging to our families and economy. It’s unconscionable. The bill released this morning would plunge tens...
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Back us up on Capitol Hill with a quick healthcare call!

June 20, 2017
What’s that sound? It’s the sound of moms, dads, and little kids storming Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with your healthcare stories and our super powers! Moms from around the country are in D.C. right now, with their little kids dressed as superheroes, delivering your messages directly to the U...
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#ProtectOurCare: Because My 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Life Depends On Medicaid

June 21, 2017
When a child is born ill or with disabilities, there is love, but there is also fear. Fear of what will happen during the endless medical procedures, what kind life the child might live, how life will be different than what was imagined and fear of paying for it all. When my daughter Claire was...
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