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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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Breaking Through: Abortion Care, New Healthcare Coverage Options, Top 10 Policies in 2023, and Fighting Back Against Harmful DisInfo Campaigns

January 26, 2023
On the radio show this week we cover the continued fight for access to abortion care, how organizations like UltraViolet are holding corporations accountable and their top priorities; we also cover the new national health care provisions available to you, including: a permanent option for 12-month...
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Stepping into the Light of Triumph for Maternal Mental Health!

January 17, 2023
They say teamwork makes the dream work. We are set to find out how that concept will unfold on the issue of maternal mental health in the United States. With your help, the bipartisan TRIUMPH for New Moms Act (“TRIUMPH”) ( H.R.4217 / S.2779 ) and Into the Light For Maternal Mental Health and...
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Breaking Through into 2023! New Year, New Resolutions, New Victories!

January 11, 2023
On the radio show this week we dive into 2023 to cover the latest with the care infrastructure policies (paid family/medical leave, childcare, home- and community-based services, and fair pay for care workers), the ongoing fight for everyone who needs access to abortioncare to have access, hear...
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Recap: 'Saving Our Schools: Activating Parents in an Age of CRT-Backlash' Teach-In

December 16, 2022
On October 25th, 2022, parents across the country joined MomsRising and partners for a virtual teach-in on truth over fear and to learn ways to advocate for safe, honest, and inclusive education as the foundation of a just democracy. The event featured keynotes from Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and...
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You got out the vote, now we need you to ACT! Sign our petition letting our lawmakers know what we care about!

December 5, 2022
Moms and women turned out in force in this last election, now let’s use that same energy to turn up and turn out for Washington State’s upcoming legislative session. Let’s let our lawmakers know what matters to us! WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OLYMPIA? The 2023 Washington State legislative session begins in...
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Washington State Families -- join us for a virtual statewide town hall on December 10th, 2022 at 11 am PT!

December 5, 2022
Looking for something FREE, FUN, and IMPACTFUL to do with the family? Join MomsRising, mom lawmakers, and families from across Washington for a virtual statewide town hall on December 10th at 11 am PT. Moms powered the 2022 election, now it's time to power the 2023 legislative session! Take action...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, December 2, 2022

December 2, 2022
Tell U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that we need a Senate vote NOW on banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines! The University of Virginia. Club Q in Colorado Springs. The Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. That’s three horrific and heart-breaking mass shootings, one after the...
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Tell Congress “prioritize our families now!”

November 18, 2022
There are less than 7 weeks left in the year but WOW does Congress have some work to do! We have created a “to-do” list for Congress to keep them on schedule for delivering important policies for our families, children, and economy by the end of the year.
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Vets deserve full access to reproductive care, including abortion.

November 15, 2022
October 5, 2022 Reproductive and human rights are under attack for everyone in our nation since the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade. This includes reproductive rights for veterans. Veterans have been there for all of us when we needed them most and now it’s time to support...
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