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Your #5Actions for This Week!

September 11, 2017
Today we remember all of those who were lost and who were impacted by 9/11, including the over 3000 children who lost parents that day alone. Thank you for all you do to for our country, including via taking action with MomsRising. Below please find our top actions for the week, including on tax...
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A Mesothelioma Diagnosis and a New Baby in the Same Year

September 8, 2017
When my husband and I recited our wedding vows to one another, we said “for better or worse, richer or poorer, in sickness and in health.” We didn’t realize that later on in our marriage, those vows would be put to the test, all at once no less. We were your typical optimistic newlyweds, and...
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Black birth workers support sacred birth and self-determination for Black mamas

September 8, 2017
This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. In a room filled with bright lights, Janeal entered her active stage of labor. With each contraction, she yelled and screamed. I held her hand and reminded her to breathe. Her hands were warm and soft. This was her...
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Tell Congress: Act quickly to extend CHIP!

September 8, 2017
Wouldn’t it be great if there were something members of Congress could agree on?! Well, believe it or not… THERE IS!!! But it needs a little push from you to get going. We’ve got a hugely popular, bipartisan issue that Congress can get done ASAP: Extending the hugely successful, life-saving...
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Birth Control Coverage is in Jeopardy, and This is a HUGE Problem

September 5, 2017
The Affordable Care Act’s mandate that Marketplace plans and all new private insurance plans , from 2012 on, cover birth control without requiring a copay or coinsurance is a critical component of the health care legislation. This mandate has made it possible for women to obtain highly effective...
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Why We Need to Know About CHIP this Month

August 30, 2017
What is CHIP? CHIP, which stands for Children’s Health Insurance Program, is a federally-funded state administered program that provides millions of children all over the United States with quality health care coverage. CHIP is crucial, as it helps to cover children who fall into a gap —their...
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Back to School...

September 3, 2017
August and September mean back to school in my house and in many others throughout the country. In preparation, we went through the annual rituals of gathering supplies, assessing clothing needs and the adjustment of bedtime for everyone in the house as we tried to get our bodies, as well as our...
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#5Actions of the Week: September 2, 2017

September 3, 2017
Dear friends: It's another big week. Hurricane Harvey has brought widespread devastation to millions of people and businesses. And rumors are that President Trump is planning to repeal DACA - the program that protects over 800,000 DREAMers - any day. At times like these we need to stand together...
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Slashed Funding for the ACA? It's Sabotage, Plain and Simple.

September 1, 2017
Slashing funding for the advertising that drives consumers to the health insurance marketplace by 90 percent and gutting funding for the navigators who help people purchase insurance plans is a flagrant attempt to drive down enrollment and to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If it stands,...
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Detained, pregnant and in jeopardy

September 1, 2017
Maria Solis, a 28-year-old pregnant mother of three who is married to a US citizen, has spent over four weeks at Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, California, where she fears miscarrying due to a lack of access to the prenatal care she needs. Detaining her during her immigration proceeding...
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