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5 Ways You Can Respond To The Family Separation Crisis

January 17, 2019
The Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says that not only were “thousands” more migrant children separated at the Southern border by the Trump administration than previously known, but that they didn’t even know how many children were taken away from their...
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We Are MomsRising, Joan from Washington, D.C. [Govt. Shutdown Edition]

January 15, 2019
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Joan in Washington, D.C. about how the government shutdown is impacting her and her family. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . I didn’t know it then, but December 21st would...
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The Trump Wall: A Monument to Cynical Deception

January 9, 2019
Steel or concrete, President Trump’s wall is a useless, wasteful and increasingly tired ploy. The President once again chose to mislead and to sow fear. The vast majority of families with children or children alone who seek asylum in the United States are fleeing dangerous conditions in their home...
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Letter to my son (and the rest of us) on what would have been his 21st birthday

January 8, 2019
Oscar, I am sorry we couldn’t keep you for longer. We tried so hard. You worked your ass off. I always believed in you, and I always will. It’s nice to tell the stories of your many talents and achievements, of your good looks and charm, of your loving spirit and the joy you brought into every room...

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: January 5, 2019

January 5, 2019
Happy New Year! We hope you had some time to relax and rejuvenate over the past weeks. Before we jump right into our first list of top actions of 2019, let's pause for a moment to celebrate our powerful newly sworn-in 116th Congress, the most diverse in history. Among the firsts and mosts: the most...
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The Trump Shutdown: Approaching the Dec. 21 Deadline, Here's What Matters

December 19, 2018
President Trump has threatened to veto the year-end spending bill if it does not include $5 billion for his border wall. Today, his press secretary has tried to step back from the brink by saying Trump could sign a bill that allows him to find $5 billion for the wall through various accounts...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018
Greetings! Today we remember everyone affected by the tragedy at Sandy Hook. We will never give up the fight to protect our communities from gun violence. We're also celebrating two wins in Congress, directly fueled by your incredibly parent power. First: the U.S. Congress approved a Farm Bill that...
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Nine Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall

December 12, 2018
On Thursday Congress passed a stopgap funding measure to keep parts of the federal government open until December 21, when Congress must pass another spending measure or again face a government shutdown. President Trump has said that he will veto any bill that doesn’t give him the $5 billion he has...
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Crushed It! MomsRising's Top Wins of 2018

December 12, 2018
Recently, MomsRising’s CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner asked MomsRising staff members to share their favorite wins and innovations of the year. It turned out to be a very long list. To put it simply, the MomsRising community — which includes you! — CRUSHED it in 2018! The energy and...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018
Happy December! And what a month it's been. Thank you once again for the tremendous work getting out the vote this fall. We were so amazed and inspired by the thousands and thousands of actions MomsRising members took to get friends and family to the polls. From texting voters to writing postcards...
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