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How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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Why is Marriage Equality Important?

September 19, 2022
Recently, we asked our members to tell us why marriage equality is important to them and a MomsRising member in Florida shared her experience with us: "I married a man, a good friend, in 1966 because marriage to a man was expected of all young women during those years. I knew I loved women, but...
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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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Moms to U.S. Senate: Protect marriage equality

September 16, 2022
Good news! We are incredibly close to passing the bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act in Congress, which would codify federal marriage equality for the LGBTQIA+ community. We just need your help getting it over the finish line! ****SIGN NOW and tell your U.S. Senators to guarantee marriage equality...
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Kansas Got it DONE! Let’s Keep the Pressure On for Abortion Care

August 16, 2022
On Tuesday in Kansas, 59% to 41% of people of all genders came together in record numbers to protect their communities and abortion access in the state to reject anti-abortion extremism and the dangerous post-Roe world the U.S. Supreme Court created. The fight for abortion rights in Kansas is years...
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Tell your Senator to vote YES on the Inflation Reduction Act!

QUICK SIGN! Tell Congress to Vote YES on the Inflation Reduction Act!

August 4, 2022
Finally, some great news! The U.S. Senate has come to an agreement on a bill that will rein in Big Pharma’s price gouging, help millions of people keep their health insurance, tax mega-corporations, and lower carbon emissions. Quick signature: Tell your U.S. Senators to support the Inflation...
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We’ve added onto President Biden’s Executive Orders.

August 3, 2022
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade took effect, we’ve been doing everything we can to secure our reproductive rights for every single person, in every single state. Their decision reversed our right at the national level to choose when, and if, we want to have children...
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Urgent action needed to support health equity and care in reconciliation!

July 28, 2022
"South Carolina, where I live, has refused to expand Medicaid coverage and I volunteer in my church's outreach program. Our clients need medical care and can't afford it. There is very little help for them. If we had expanded Medicaid, they would be in much better health and some could even go back...
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The Fight is ON for Gun Control, Prescription Drug Reform, & Challenging Roe v Wade

July 13, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the epidemic of gun violence and the next steps we need to take to solve it; get the scoop on prescription drug pricing reform and how relief may soon be coming your way; hear the latest in the childcare crisis and which solutions are moving forward and how,...
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15 Washington State Fellows dedicated to bringing equity, and healing to their communities, and MomsRising.

June 30, 2022
Being a parent is a selfless act. For many, advocacy is reimagined here. The dreams of a brighter future for our children and communities is our motivation. Our Washington state Fellows of 2022-2023 encompass selflessness, determination, and vulnerability as they step more deeply into the shared...
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