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Wear Orange 2021: We’ve Kept Our Distance, but Bullets Have Not

June 1, 2021
This June, we’ll wear orange and continue our fight against gun violence. But we must also fight the white supremacy that finds the devastation of gun violence an acceptable tradeoff for white men continuing to have unfettered access to firearms.
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Unsafe infant sleep products have been linked to at least 100 infant deaths.  It's time to ban these products from the market.

Protect babies and ban unsafe sleepers

May 27, 2021
We need more parents to speak out! Next week, a vote will quietly take place on the outskirts of Washington, D.C. that pits babies’ lives against manufacturers’ profits.
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ICYMI Last Week: Rising for Reproductive Rights, Broadband Benefit, Celebrating Malaka and More!

May 24, 2021
Catch up on some of the important stuff that happened in the MomsRising community last week. [05/22/2021]
Kerri Karvetski's picture
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Families need accessible broadband in the pandemic

May 19, 2021
This month, people everywhere were collectively asking the same question: what should we get for mom? Take it from this mom—a card and flowers are always nice, but, this Mother’s Day, broadband access is what millions of moms really need. Here’s why.
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ICYMI: The Best of MomsRising Last Week

May 17, 2021
Catch up on all the good stuff that happened in the MomsRising community last week. [05/15/2021]
Kerri Karvetski's picture

Trans rights are human rights.

May 14, 2021
It’s only April, yet already in 2021 more than thirty states have introduced anti-trans laws that endanger the lives of trans youth. We must ensure trans and LGBTQ youth have access to healthcare in every state.
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Support the EACH Act and Reproductive Justice for All

May 14, 2021
No matter how we feel about abortion, politicians shouldn’t be allowed to deny someone health coverage for it just because they are struggling financially. The EACH Act will guarantee coverage for abortion without restrictions based on how much money we have, how we are insured, or where we live.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021
Everything is strange this year, including tax day, which has been moved to May 17th due to the pandemic. But don’t worry, we have some actions to get you excited about taxes!
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Online Event: How to Get Cash from Child Tax Credit with America Ferrara and Alyssa Milano

VIDEO: America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano Show You How To Claim Your $3,600 Child Tax Credit

May 12, 2021
The biggest direct cash investment in families since the Great Depression is happening RIGHT NOW, but 59 percent of American women don't know about it! America Ferrera, Alyssa Milano and some very cute kids are looking to change that.
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ICYMI: May The 4th, Mother's Day, Action of the Week and More!

May 10, 2021
What went on in the MomsRising community last week? Lots! Take a look at the new and notable for the week ending Saturday, May 8, 2021. ACTION OF THE WEEK: Tell Congress to Lower Drug Prices Americans should not pay three times more for medicines than people in other countries do. There are...
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