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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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Recap: "Saving Our Schools: Activating Parents in an Age of CRT-Backlash" Teach-In

December 6, 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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Texas leaders: We need the maternal mortality data.

November 15, 2022
October 12, 2022 Texas is home to powerhouse women! From Barbara Jordan, the first Black woman to be elected to the Texas State Senate and represent Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives, to a pioneer in the labor rights movement, Emma Tenayuca, who organized two international ladies' garment...
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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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Quick signature in support of nondiscrimination in health care!

September 28, 2022
Discrimination should never happen—and definitely not in health care. Now, we have a chance to combat discrimination. How? The Biden-Harris administration is currently accepting public comments on a proposed rule to reinstate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) important nondiscrimination requirements...
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CNN OPINION: The harsh reality conservatives refuse to acknowledge

September 19, 2022
In a powerful CNN Opinion, MomsRising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner argues that, as the midterm elections approach, moms are a motivated voting force, and only one party is prioritizing issues that matter most to moms and families.
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